Does it matter where you go for breast surgery?: Attending surgeon's influence on variation in receipt of mastectomy for breast cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Mammaplasty
  • Mastectomy
  • Physician-Patient Relations
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'

abstract

  • Surgeons have largely adopted a consistent approach to the initial surgery options. By contrast, the wider between-surgeon variation in receipt of breast reconstruction suggests more variation in how these decisions are made in clinical practice.

publication date

  • October 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3176679

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3181ef97df

PubMed ID

  • 20808256

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 892

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 48

number

  • 10