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Long-term regret and satisfaction with decision following gender-affirming mastectomy

JAMA Surgery

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

About The Study: In this survey study, the results of validated survey instruments indicated low rates of decisional regret and high levels of satisfaction with decision following gender-affirming mastectomy. The lack of dissatisfaction and regret impeded the ability to perform a more complex statistical analysis, highlighting the need for condition-specific instruments to assess decisional regret and satisfaction with decision following gender-affirming surgery.

Authors: Megan Lane, M.D., M.S., of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, is the corresponding author.

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