Clara N Lee
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Measuring decision quality: psychometric evaluation of a new instrument for breast cancer chemotherapyClara N Lee
Department of Surgery, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, UNC Plastic Surgery CB 7195, 27599 7195 Chapel Hill, NC, USA
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 14:73. 2014..We developed a decision quality instrument for chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer and sought to evaluate its performance...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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..5%, 95% CI: -47, -3). For all 3 of the facts about immediate versus delayed reconstruction, women placed a higher priority on these facts than providers did...
- The use of acellular dermal matrices in two-stage expander/implant reconstruction: a multicenter, blinded, randomized controlled trialColleen M McCarthy
Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 130:57S-66S. 2012..The secondary objective was to determine whether its use would accelerate the rate of postoperative expansion...
- 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...