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Table 4 1 Mastectomies and 1 Quadrantectomies performed on repeated admissions between 2001 and 2008

From: The burden of breast cancer in Italy: mastectomies and quadrantectomies performed between 2001 and 2008 based on nationwide hospital discharge records

Re-interventions (n) in the same patient 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 AAPC (95%CI)2
1 re-intervention in the same year 3268 3243 3241 3039 2950 2667 2347 1796 −6.8 (−7.3; -6.3)
2 re-interventions in the same year 1387 1981 2419 2834 3092 3484 3560 3794 +12.9 (12.2; 13.5)
3 re-interventions in the same year 27 56 132 166 220 240 290 295 +27.5 (24.4; 30.7)
>3 re-interventions in the same year 0 0 7 3 17 16 15 24 +45.9 (29.9; 63.9)
Total Re-interventions 4682 5280 5799 6042 6279 6407 6212 5909 +3.2 (2.8; 3.6)
  1. Data is presented by categories defined upon the number of repeat major breast surgeries within a year.
  2. 1Reported data are absolute numbers unless otherwise specified.
  3. 2AAPC: Average Annual Percentage Change (with 95% Confidence Interval, CI).