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Should breast reduction surgery be rationed?

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 07 December 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1478

Only a third of women studied completed both questionnaires

  1. Jayant S Vaidya,
  2. Nigel Sacks
  1. Research fellow Consultant surgeon Academic Department of Surgery, Royal Marsden Hospital, London SW3 6JJ

    EDITOR,—Anne Klassen and colleagues conclude from their study that breast reduction surgery improves the health status of women and should be included in NHS purchasing contracts.1 We are concerned, however, about the high number of patients excluded from …

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