Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica

Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica

Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica ›› 2018, Vol. 40 ›› Issue (5): 591-596.doi: 10.3881/j.issn.1000-503X.10514

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Body Contouring After Bariatric Surgery

YU Nanze, ZHOU Yi, HUANG Jiuzuo, LONG Xiao, WANG Xiaojun()   

  1. Department of Plastic Surgery,PUMC Hospital,CAMS and PUMC,Beijing 100730,China
  • Received:2018-05-02 Online:2018-10-30 Published:2018-11-07
  • Contact: Xiaojun WANG
  • Supported by:
    Supported by the National Natural Sciences Foundation of China(81670444)


While overweight and obesity have gradually became global concerns. Bariatric surgery is an effective and safe option for improving quality of life and alleviating psychosocial distress in obese individuals. However,body contouring is required to solve skin problems associated with massive weight loss after bariatric surgery. This article reviews the indications,importance,and postoperative complications of body contouring after bariatric surgery.

Key words: obesity, bariatric surgery, body contouring, abdominoplasty

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