Interobserver variation and cosmetic result of submuscular breast reconstruction.

  title={Interobserver variation and cosmetic result of submuscular breast reconstruction.},
  author={Olle A Asplund and Barbro Nilsson},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={18 2},
Four experienced plastic surgeons judged the results of 6 different variables in 99 breast reconstructed women. In the range good to poor the observers assessed symmetry of size, position of the submammary fold, symmetry of shape, nipple-areola reconstruction and scars. The grand mean for total cosmetic results was 2.16 (2 = good, 3 = acceptable). Our material shows a great variance between patients in the total cosmetic result. We considered that no variable here shown has unacceptable… CONTINUE READING

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