Implant breast reconstruction and radiation: A multicenter analysis of long-term health-related quality of life and satisfaction Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Implantation
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Mammaplasty
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Quality of Life

abstract

  • Radiotherapy has a negative effect on HR-QOL and satisfaction with breasts in patients with implant reconstruction compared with nonirradiated patients. The information provided here can inform decision-making and help set appropriate expectations for patients undergoing implant breast reconstruction and radiation.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/s10434-014-3483-2

PubMed ID

  • 24740825

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2159

end page

  • 64

volume

  • 21

number

  • 7