Quality of life following aesthetic plastic surgery: a prospective study.

  title={Quality of life following aesthetic plastic surgery: a prospective study.},
  author={Nikolaos A. Papadopulos and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Kov{\'a}cs and Sandy Krammer and Peter Herschbach and Gerhard Henrich and E. Biemer},
  journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS},
  volume={60 8},
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was the prospective evaluation of quality of life in patients undergoing aesthetic plastic surgery procedures. We examined pre- and postoperative changes in quality of life, and performed a comparison of our data with a representative random sample. METHOD 228 patients agreed to participate in the present study. Measurements were taken preoperatively as well as 3 and 6 months postoperatively. One hundred and thirty two patients completed the three months… CONTINUE READING

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