Immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy--why do women choose this option?

Shameem, H. and Yip, C.H. and Fong, E. (2008) Immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy--why do women choose this option? Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 9 (3). pp. 409-12. ISSN 1513-7368

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Abstract

Only a third of patients undergoing mastectomy were offered immediate reconstruction. In public hospitals in developing countries, limited operating time and availability of plastic surgery services are major barriers to more women being offered the option.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Department of Surgery, University Malaya Medical Centre, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Body Image; Breast Neoplasms/pathology
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2011 04:06
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2019 07:06
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1038

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