Learning Objectives: After studying this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Describe the surgical techniques for vertical reduction mammaplasty. 2. Discuss the pros and cons for each veritcal reduction mammaplasty approach. 3. Determine which technique would be appropriate for a patient.
From the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center.
Received for publication May 29, 2002;
revised January 9, 2003.
Scott L. Spear, M.D.
Division of Plastic Surgery, 1-PHC
3800 Reservoir Road, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20007