Reduction mammaplasty improves symptoms of macromastia.

  title={Reduction mammaplasty improves symptoms of macromastia.},
  author={F Ataulfo Gonz{\'a}lez and Robert L. Walton and Brenda Shafer and W E Matory and Gregory L. Borah},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={91 7},
The condition macromastia has not been defined and characterized precisely by the medical community. Whether the patient with hypertrophic breasts is a candidate for or can be helped by reduction mammaplasty is unclear to both the medical and the lay community. A prospective study of 39 women undergoing reduction mammaplasty surgery was initiated to answer these questions. Patients rated the severity of their somatic pain symptoms and discomfort before reduction mammaplasty and again after… CONTINUE READING

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