Economic implications of recent trends in U.S. Immediate autologous breast reconstruction Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Mammaplasty

abstract

  • Bilateral reconstructions and microsurgical technique are associated with greater health care costs. The market concentration of autologous reconstruction to high-volume centers is associated with reduced charges. The long-term implications of this trend are unknown.

publication date

  • March 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000039

PubMed ID

  • 24572839

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 463

end page

  • 70

volume

  • 133

number

  • 3