Quality of Life and Patient-Reported Outcomes After Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Full Title
Quality of Life and Patient-Reported Outcomes of Reconstruction in Breast Cancer Survivors

One form of breast reconstruction surgery after mastectomy uses tissue from a woman’s abdomen to reconstruct a new breast, an approach called “abdominal flap reconstruction.” The purpose of this study is to assess how a woman feels about her abdomen and about her new breast(s) a year or more after the reconstruction surgery.

Participants will complete a special survey designed for this research which asks questions about overall well-being and quality of life, as well as how a woman’s abdomen feels and how satisfied she is with the breast reconstruction.


This study includes English-speaking women age 21 and older who had abdominal flap reconstruction at least one year but no more than nine years prior to entering the study.

For more information about this study, please contact Dr. Andrea Pusic at 646-888-3551.

Breast Cancer
Quality of Life
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