Clara N Lee
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Decision making about surgery for early-stage breast cancerClara N Lee
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7195, USA
J Am Coll Surg 214:1-10. 2012..We sought to evaluate the quality of decisions about surgery for early-stage breast cancer by measuring patient knowledge, concordance between goals and treatments, and involvement in decisions...
- Breast reconstruction after mastectomy in young womenClara N Lee
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 27599 7195, USA
Breast Dis 23:47-52. 2005..Although the reconstructive issues are different for younger women, outcomes of breast reconstruction appear to be the same for women of all ages...
- Are patients making high-quality decisions about breast reconstruction after mastectomy? [outcomes article]Clara N Lee
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7195, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 127:18-26. 2011..The authors sought to evaluate patient decision making about reconstruction, using a validated measure of knowledge and preferences related to reconstruction...
- What are patients' goals and concerns about breast reconstruction after mastectomy?Clara N Lee
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Ann Plast Surg 64:567-9. 2010..In particular, some breast cancer patients are unprepared for the full effect of surgery on their lives and for the recovery process. Discussions about reconstruction would benefit from inclusion of these key concerns...
- Development of instruments to measure the quality of breast cancer treatment decisionsClara N Lee
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7195, USA
Health Expect 13:258-72. 2010..Reliable and valid measures of patients' knowledge and their goals and concerns related to breast cancer treatments are needed to assess the decision quality...
- Do patients and providers agree about the most important facts and goals for breast reconstruction decisions?Clara N Lee
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7195, USA
Ann Plast Surg 64:563-6. 2010..Surgeons should ask each woman which goals and concerns are most important to her. Specifically, they should inquire as to how women feel about using a prosthesis, and how they feel about their appearance with and without clothes...
- Utility of the omentum in pelvic floor reconstruction following resection of anorectal malignancy: patient selection, technical caveats, and clinical outcomesCharles S Hultman
Division of Plastic Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Ann Plast Surg 64:559-62. 2010....
- Hospital-based injury data in Malawi: strategies for data collection and feasibility of trauma scoring toolsJonathan C Samuel
Department of Surgery, Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi
Trop Doct 40:98-9. 2010....
- Epidemiology of injuries at a tertiary care center in MalawiJonathan C Samuel
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
World J Surg 33:1836-41. 2009..Injury surveillance is an ongoing process required for primary, secondary, and tertiary injury prevention. In Malawi, hospital-based injury data are not available...
- Once is not enough: withholding postoperative prophylactic antibiotics in prosthetic breast reconstruction is associated with an increased risk of infectionJohn L Clayton
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N C 27599 7195, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 130:495-502. 2012..An increased rate of surgical-site infections was noted in breast reconstruction patients. The authors sought to determine whether the change in antibiotic prophylaxis regimen affected rates of surgical-site infections...
- Shine on: Review of Laser- and Light-Based Therapies for the Treatment of Burn ScarsC Scott Hultman
Division of Plastic Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7195, USA
Dermatol Res Pract 2012:243651. 2012..Modulating the burn scar, through minimally invasive modalities, may replace conventional methods of burn scar excision and yield outcomes not previously possible or conceivable...