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VIDEO: Complications increase with bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:08pm
SAN FRANCISCO (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – Women undergoing mastectomy and breast reconstruction for the treatment of breast cancer are more likely to develop perioperative complications if they opt for prophylactic mastectomy of the other breast at the same time, a study of 18,229 cases found.