Validation of a questionnaire for measuring morbidity in breast hypertrophy.

@article{Sigurdson2007ValidationOA,
  title={Validation of a questionnaire for measuring morbidity in breast hypertrophy.},
  author={Leif J Sigurdson and Susan A. Kirkland and Eric Mykhalovskiy},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={120 5},
  pages={1108-14}
}
BACKGROUND There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that body mass index and predicted breast resection weight may not be appropriate criteria for determining insurance eligibility for breast reduction surgery. Eligibility should ideally be based on need. However, no method for determining need in patients seeking reduction surgery currently exists. The purpose of this investigation was to develop a validated questionnaire for measuring the burden of breast hypertrophy. METHODS Forty… CONTINUE READING