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Table 2 Breast reconstruction rate and type of breast reconstructive surgery of women treated with mastectomy for breast cancer at the Siteman Cancer Center from 2000 to 2012

From: Breast reconstruction after mastectomy at a comprehensive cancer center

Variable Frequency % N
Received breast reconstruction  
 Yes 2227 54 4152
 No 1925 46  
Type of breast reconstruction
 Tissue expander/implant 990 52 1938
 Autologous flap 144 7  
 Autologous flap and tissue expander/implant 32 2  
 Reduction mammoplasty 3 0.2  
 Scar revision (Y-plasty) 9 0.5  
 Reconstruction NOS 760 39  
  1. NOS not otherwise specified