One-stage breast reconstruction techniques in elderly patients to preserve quality of life.

@article{Maruccia2016OnestageBR,
  title={One-stage breast reconstruction techniques in elderly patients to preserve quality of life.},
  author={Michele Maruccia and Marco Mazzocchi and Luca Andrea Dessy and M. G. Onesti},
  journal={European review for medical and pharmacological sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={20 24},
  pages={5058-5066}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to review one-stage breast reconstruction techniques performed in elderly patients at our institution to identify the criteria of selection of each in terms of outcomes and quality of life. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients older than 65 years who underwent one-stage breast reconstruction between January 2004 and July 2014 at our hospital were included. Patients and procedure-related data were collected from the medical records. In particular, patient's age… CONTINUE READING