Decision Aid Summary

Title Breast reconstruction after surgery for cancer: options.
Audience Women considering breast reconstruction after a mastectomy.
Options included No reconstruction (mastectomy only).
Immediate reconstruction.
Delayed reconstruction.
Year of last update or review 2014
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Option Grid Collaborative
Where was it developed?
Option Grid Collaborative
Health condition Breast Reconstruction
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English, Online interactive version
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
6 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
7 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.