Table 1

Total number of major surgical interventions (mastectomies and quadrantectomies) performed in Italy between 2000 and 2005 (SDO Italian hospitalizations database)

Age group

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

Six years total


25–44

5 291

5 694

5 854

6 063

6 674

6 808

36 384


45–64

19 485

20 438

21 130

20 748

21 142

21 298

124 241


65–74

9 671

9 966

10 356

10 145

11 209

10 808

62 155


> 75

7 161

7 345

7 151

8 109

8 060

8 286

46 112


Sub total

41 608

43 443

44 491

45 065

47 085

47 200

268 892


Piscitelli et al. Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research 2009 28:86   doi:10.1186/1756-9966-28-86

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