A retrospective analysis of outcomes using three common methods for immediate breast reconstruction.

@article{Spear2008ARA,
  title={A retrospective analysis of outcomes using three common methods for immediate breast reconstruction.},
  author={Scott L. Spear and Michael K. Newman and M Susann Bedford and Karl A Schwartz and Michael Cohen and Jaime S Schwartz},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={122 2},
  pages={340-7}
}
BACKGROUND Breast reconstruction outcome studies typically evaluate satisfaction, complications, or aesthetic results. Some studies report better outcomes with autologous reconstruction, whereas other studies report no difference in outcomes across multiple reconstructive methods. METHODS The authors retrospectively studied all patients undergoing immediate breast reconstruction over a 5-year period. Questionnaires were sent to all patients to assess satisfaction; preoperative bra size… CONTINUE READING

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