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 unfavourable results, and medicolegal issues.
- Provides a definitive ‘go to’ reference for trainees and practicing plastic surgeons
- Covers all aspects of the management of postbariatric patients, from the options for weight loss surgery to the psychological needs of the patient
- Gives practical advice on the approach to the patient, the formulation of individual treatment plans, and the avoidance of clinical complications
Table of Contents
1 Surgical Options for Weight Loss 2 Psychologic Evaluation of the Post Bariatric Patient 3 Medical Management of the Post Bariatric Patient and Evaluation Prior to Body Contouring Procedures 4 Preoperative Evaluation of the Post Bariatric Patient 5 Anesthetic challenges encountered in the post bariatric patient 6 Anatomical Deformities Secondary to Massive Weight Loss 7 Outpatient Lower Body Lift 8 Sequencing and Timing of Surgery of the Post Bariatric Patient 9 Panniculectomy/Abdominoplasty 10 Belt Lipectomy and Total Body Lift 11 Hernia Repair in the Massive Weight Loss Patient 12 Reconstruction of Abdominal Wall Defects after Bariatric Surgery and Simultaneous Abdominal Lipectomies 13 Brachioplasty 14 Male Breast Surgery After Massive Weight Loss 15 Female Breast Surgery After Massive Weight Loss 16 Gluteal Contouring After Massive Weight Loss 17 Medial and Lateral Thigh Surgery After Massive Weight Loss 18 Facial Contouring After Bariatric Surgery 19 Role of Suction Assisted Lipectomy 20 Unfavorable Results: Identification and Avoidance 21 Tissue Transfer in Surgical Reconstruction After Cancer in the Massive Weight Loss Patient 22 Medico-Legal Issues.
Chief and Professor, Division of Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery, Dewitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Health System, Florida, USA
Professor & Chief of Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA