Uptake and predictors of post-mastectomy reconstruction in women with breast malignancy--systematic review.

@article{Brennan2013UptakeAP,
  title={Uptake and predictors of post-mastectomy reconstruction in women with breast malignancy--systematic review.},
  author={Meagan Elizabeth Brennan and Andrew J Spillane},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={
          527-41
        }
}
PURPOSE There is enormous range in the reported rates of breast reconstruction. This study explored reasons for this variation by reviewing the published literature to examine rates of reconstruction, factors associated with uptake, and possible barriers. METHODS A systematic review of the literature was performed. Eligible studies reported rates of breast reconstruction and variables associated with uptake in women undergoing mastectomy for early invasive or in situ breast malignancy… CONTINUE READING
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