Priority 13 from the Post Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What should be the ideal wait time between mastectomy and delayed breast reconstruction in a patient who has had radiation versus a patient who has not had radiation?  (JLA PSP Priority 13)
Overall ranking 13
JLA question ID 0109/13
Explanatory note  Not available

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Health Research Classification System category  Cancer
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Referral was quickish, wait time was long but provided plenty of time to truly consider all aspects of the process. ~ I do feel a little at sea about the process - it took a while to get referred to a surgeon, so I probably won't get the surgery done until almost four years after my mastectomy ~ My wait time was quite long because i had it after chemo and radiation and had to wait to heal from that. ~ How long would the referral process and wait time be?....
Submitted by  104 x Patients and Care-givers, 25 x Clinicians
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0109
PSP name Post Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.

86  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)

Date of priority setting workshop 2 July 2019