Patient satisfaction with nipple-sparing mastectomy: A prospective study of patient reported outcomes using the BREAST-Q.

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The authors sought to study patient-reported outcomes following nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM). METHODS From 2008 to 2011, the BREAST-Q was administered to women undergoing NSM surgery for cancer treatment or risk-reduction prior to surgery and at 2 years after completion of reconstruction. The change in score over time and the… (More)