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2020 Oct

Plast Reconstr Surg



Predictors of Opioid Consumption in Immediate, Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction.


Egan KG, De Souza M, Muenks E, Nazir N, Korentager R
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Oct; 146(4):734-741.
PMID: 32969995.


Current rates of opioid prescribing have deleterious consequences on both patient and societal levels. This study aims to evaluate responsible opioid prescribing and predictors of opioid consumption in immediate implant-based breast reconstruction.