Patient satisfaction following nipple-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction: an 8-year outcome study.

@article{Djohan2010PatientSF,
  title={Patient satisfaction following nipple-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction: an 8-year outcome study.},
  author={Risal S. Djohan and Earl A. Gage and James R Gatherwright and Sabrina N Pavri and Jimmy S Firouz and Steven A. Bernard and Randall J. Yetman},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={125 3},
  pages={
          818-29
        }
}
BACKGROUND Nipple-sparing mastectomy has become an accepted treatment for appropriately selected breast cancers. No reports have correlated patient satisfaction following nipple-sparing mastectomy with objective observer assessments. METHODS From 2001 to 2008, nipple-sparing mastectomy and immediate reconstruction were performed on 141 patients. After institutional review board approval, patients completed questionnaires rating their satisfaction with various aspects of their nipple-areola… CONTINUE READING
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