Association between age and access to immediate breast reconstruction in women undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer. BJS 2017; 104: 555-561.
Published: 8th February 2017
Authors: R. Jeevan, J. P. Browne, C. Gulliver‐Clarke, J. Pereira, C. M. Caddy, J. H. P. van der Meulen et al.
National guidelines state that patients with breast cancer undergoing mastectomy in England should be offered immediate breast reconstruction (
A national study investigated factors that influenced clinicians' decision to offer
Of 13 225 women, 6458 (48·8 per cent) were offered
Clinicians are broadly following guidance on the offer of
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