Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica

Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica

Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica ›› 2011, Vol. 33 ›› Issue (3): 232-234.doi: 10.3881/j.issn.1000-503X.2011.03.004

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Body Contouring Procedures for Massive Weight Loss Patients and Their Complications

LONG Xiao, WANG Xiao-jun   

  1. Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, PUMC Hospital, CAMS and PUMC, Beijing 100032, China
  • Received:2010-11-12 Revised:2011-07-01 Online:2011-07-01 Published:2011-07-01
  • Contact: WANG Xiao-jun E-mail: xjwang100@hotmail.com

Abstract: An increasing number of patients require body contouring procedures after massive weight loss. Body contouring can bring better quality of life and increase their satisfaction towards weight loss procedures. However, due to the special body status after massive weight loss, the complications of body contouring can be high. This article briefly describes body contouring procedures and summarizes their indications and complications.

Key words: body contouring surgery, massive weight loss, complications

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