Effects of reduction mammaplasty on pulmonary function and symptoms of macromastia.

@article{Sood2003EffectsOR,
  title={Effects of reduction mammaplasty on pulmonary function and symptoms of macromastia.},
  author={Rajiv Sood and Delora L Mount and John J. Coleman and Jaime M. Ranieri and Stefan A. Sauter and Praveen N. Mathur and Bradley Thurston},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={111 2},
  pages={688-94}
}
A number of studies have documented subjective improvement in somatic and psychological symptoms following breast reduction surgery. Objective data demonstrating improved postoperative function have been more difficult to assess, and particularly with respect to pulmonary function, the results have been contradictory. In this prospective study, patients completed a comprehensive preoperative questionnaire modified from the American Thoracic Society Division of Lung Diseases Epidemiology… CONTINUE READING

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