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Comparing outcomes of post-mastectomy breast reconstruction between United States and Western Europe

Published:August 21, 2020DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2020.08.040
      As advancements in breast cancer treatment has led to increased survival rates, the focus of surgical management has shifted towards an emphasis on reduction in surgical morbidity and improving quality-of-life outcomes. The gradual rise in the rate of breast reconstruction among patients in the United States over the past few decades further suggests that there is an increased demand for a favorable esthetic outcome after mastectomy.
      • Albornoz C.R.
      • Bach P.B.
      • Mehrara B.J.
      • et al.
      A paradigm shift in US breast reconstruction: increasing implant rates.
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