Higher Body Mass Index Linked to Longer Healing Time after Breast Reduction Surgery

Higher Body Mass Index Linked to Longer Healing Time after Breast Reduction Surgery

For patients undergoing breast reduction surgery (reduction mammaplasty), higher body mass index (BMI) is a risk factor for delayed wound healing, reports a study in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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