Clinical importance of the informed consent process in breast surgery

Sherif Monib
Clinical importance of the informed consent process in breast surgery

Breast reconstruction operations have been on the rise over the last two decades; with recent advances in medical practice, different options of breast reconstruction have been readily available. However, it is challenging for patients to grasp the knowledge and digest differences, advantages, and disadvantages of each and every procedure to be able to choose the best procedure for them. Following the Thefaut and Montgomery cases, clinicians are obliged to make sure that all the required information is presented to the patients in a structured manner and suitable environment to aid them in deciding the best procedure for them and guiding them through the informed consent process.

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