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February 27, 2014
Last updated: February 27, 2014
1. I ‘d like to know how many woman have undergone breast augmentation for cosmetic purposes at your trust over the last five years, courtesy of the NHS, and how much that has cost.
We do not perform any breast augmentation for pure cosmetic reasons.
2. I would like to know if these figures include procedures performed on women undergoing reconstructive surgery following a mastectomy, and if that’s the case how many cosmetic procedures were in fact of this type.
The following procedures were performed on women undergoing reconstructive surgery following a mastectomy:
These figures are based on the following clinical codes:
|B301||PROSTHESIS FOR BREAST – INSERTION OF PROSTHESIS FOR BREAST|
|B312||OTHER PLASTIC OPERATIONS ON BREAST – AUGMENTATION MAMMOPLASTY|
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