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Quality of life and patient satisfaction after one-stage implant-based breast reconstruction with an acellular dermal matrix versus two-stage breast reconstruction (BRIOS): primary outcome of a randomised, controlled trial. Lancet Oncol 2018; 19: 1205-1214.

Published: 9th April 2019

Authors: Negenborn VL, Yooung-Afat DA, Dikmans REG, Smit JM, Winters HAF, Don Griot JPW et al.


Some 142 women were included. Previous study results suggested there were more adverse outcomes after the one-stage procedure. Here, quality of life and satisfaction after one year was similar after both strategies.

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