Modifications in vertical scar breast reduction.

  title={Modifications in vertical scar breast reduction.},
  author={Gertrude M. Beer and W. Morgenthaler and Ivo Spicher and Viktor Emanuel Meyer},
  journal={British journal of plastic surgery},
  volume={54 4},
The use of vertical-scar breast reduction techniques is only slowly increasing, even though they have been advocated by Lassus and Lejour and are requested by patients. Possible reasons why surgeons are reluctant to use these techniques are that they are said to be more difficult to learn, they require considerable experience and intuition, and their applicability is confined to small breasts. Several surgeons have developed modifications, combining vertical-scar breast reduction techniques… CONTINUE READING