Author: Thaller Seth R, Cohen Mimis
This book Cosmetic Surgery after Massive Weight Loss provides a comprehensive, practical and timely review of the latest techniques used to help postbariatric patients deal with redundant tissue after weight loss surgery. Bariatric surgery can bring long-term benefits in health and overall quality of life. But it is not without complications, including loss of skin tone, sagging fat and skin, and associated functional problems. This highly illustrated text offers authoritative guidance on the surgical management of these issues. The book opens with a description of surgical options for weight loss before summarizing the psychological evaluation and medical management of the postbariatric patient. Later chapters cover cosmetic surgical options by anatomic area before outlining new approaches to tissue transfer for cancer reconstruction, techniques to avoid unfavorable results, and medicolegal issues. It provides a definitive ‘go to’ reference for trainees and practicing plastic surgeons. It covers all aspects of the management of postbariatric patients, from the options for weight loss surgery to the psychological needs of the patient. It gives practical advice on the approach to the patient, the formulation of individual treatment plans, and the avoidance of clinical complications.
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