Patient-reported quality of life and satisfaction with cosmetic outcomes after breast conservation and mastectomy with and without reconstruction: Results of a survey of breast cancer survivors Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Mammaplasty
  • Mastectomy
  • Mastectomy, Segmental
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Quality of Life

abstract

  • Patient-reported cosmetic satisfaction was similar after breast conservation and after mastectomy with reconstruction. In patients undergoing postmastectomy radiation, the use of autologous reconstruction may mitigate the deleterious impact of radiation on cosmetic outcomes.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4512928

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000908

PubMed ID

  • 25654742

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1198

end page

  • 206

volume

  • 261

number

  • 6