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Variation in the provision and practice of implant-based breast reconstruction in the UK: Results from the iBRA national practice questionnaire

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The introduction of biological and synthetic meshes has revolutionised the practice of implant-based breast reconstruction (IBBR) but evidence for effectiveness is lacking. The iBRA (implant Breast Reconstruction evAluation) study is a national trainee-led project that aims to explore the practice and outcomes of IBBR to inform the design of a future trial. We report the results of the iBRA National Practice Questionnaire (NPQ) which aimed to comprehensively describe...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.breast.2017.07.016

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Association of Breast Surgery More from this funder
British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Breast Journal website
Volume:
35
Pages:
182-190
Publication date:
2017-07-30
Acceptance date:
2017-07-24
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EISSN:
1532-3080
ISSN:
0960-9776
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pubs:713383
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uri:2c845bf2-d34a-44e1-af02-21e1a0d25c3f
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uuid:2c845bf2-d34a-44e1-af02-21e1a0d25c3f
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pubs:713383

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