The Impact of Breast Reduction Surgery on the Vertebral Column

FINDIKÇIOĞLU K. , Findikcioglu F., Bulam H., Sezgin B., Ozmen S.

ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.70, no.6, pp.639-642, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 70 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/sap.0b013e31823fac41
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.639-642
  • Keywords: reduction mammaplasty, vertebra, posture, kyphosis, breast, IMPROVES SYMPTOMS, THORACIC KYPHOSIS, BACK-PAIN, MAMMAPLASTY, WOMEN, MACROMASTIA, STRENGTH


Background: Although many studies have shown that breast reduction surgery is effective in reducing neck, back, and lumbar pain, most of these studies are subjective evaluations that usually provide data through pain scales. This study was undertaken to objectively evaluate the radiologic effects of breast reduction on the vertebral column.