Patient satisfaction with postmastectomy breast reconstruction Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Implants
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Mammaplasty
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Silicones
  • Sodium Chloride

abstract

  • In the setting of postmastectomy reconstruction, patients who received silicone breast implants reported significantly higher satisfaction with the results of reconstruction than those who received saline implants. This information can be used to optimize shared medical decision-making by providing patients with realistic postoperative expectations.

publication date

  • December 15, 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.25552

PubMed ID

  • 21136577

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 5584

end page

  • 91

volume

  • 116

number

  • 24