Perhaps the most significant reason for the increasing popularity of breast reconstruction is that it can lead to a better quality of life for the patient, which is essential for relieving her postmastectomy psychological distress, suggests OncologyNurseAdvisor.

Therefore, a group of 57 North American plastic surgeons sought to determine which has a greater influence on the survivor’s quality of life (QOL): that she has undergone breast reconstruction per se or the type of reconstruction procedure performed.