After massive weight loss: patients' expectations of body contouring surgery.

  title={After massive weight loss: patients' expectations of body contouring surgery.},
  author={Hugo B Kitzinger and Sara Abayev and Anna Pittermann and Birgit Karle and Arthur Bohdjalian and Felix B. Langer and Gerhard Prager and Manfred Frey},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  volume={22 4},
BACKGROUND Massive weight loss following bariatric surgery leads to excess skin with functional and aesthetic impairments. Surplus skin can then contribute to problems with additional weight loss or gain. The aims of the current study were to evaluate the frequency of massive soft tissue development in gastric bypass patients, to determine whether males and females experience similar post-bypass body changes, and to learn about the expectations and impairments related to body contouring surgery… CONTINUE READING
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