ePlasty: Vol. 19
Longevity of Outcomes Following Reduction Mammoplasty
Jennifer Bai, MD,a Carly M. Rosen, BS,a Ledibabari M. Ngaage, MB BChir,a Colton H. L. McNichols, MD,b Silviu C. Diaconu, MD,c Chinezimuzo Ihenatu, BS,a Adekunle Elegbede, MD, PhD,b Emily C. Bellavance, MD,a Sheri S. Slezak, MD,a and Yvonne M. Rasko, MDa

aUniversity of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore; bThe Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md; and cThe George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC


Correspondence: yrasko@som.umaryland.edu
Keywords: breast reduction, reduction mammoplasty, patient satisfaction, long-term outcomes, symptom relief

Background: Reduction mammoplasty has been shown to provide wide-ranging benefits for patients including improved quality of life in terms of physical function and mental health. However, most existing studies have been limited to the 1-year postoperative period. The aim of this study was to investigate long-term outcomes after reduction mammoplasty. Methods: Patients who underwent reduction mammoplasty at a single institution were i .......