Mortality Rates Among Augmentation Mammoplasty Patients: An Update

@article{Brinton2006MortalityRA,
  title={Mortality Rates Among Augmentation Mammoplasty Patients: An Update},
  author={L. Brinton and J. Lubin and M. C. Murray and T. Colton and R. Hoover},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={17},
  pages={162-169}
}
  • L. Brinton, J. Lubin, +2 authors R. Hoover
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Epidemiology
  • Background: A large follow-up study of cosmetic breast implant patients previously suggested an overall decrease in mortality but increased risks of brain and respiratory cancers and of suicides. Methods: This cohort of 12,144 implant patients and 3614 patients with other types of plastic surgeries was followed for 5 additional years, enabling derivations of standardized mortality ratios (SMRs) based on population rates and relative risks (RRs) based on comparisons with the other patients… CONTINUE READING

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