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Assessment of excess skin and outcome of body contouring surgery in post bariatric patients


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Title: Assessment of excess skin and outcome of body contouring surgery in post bariatric patients
Authors: Staalesen, Trude
E-mail: trude.staalesen@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 8-Dec-2014
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clincial Sciences. Department of Plastic Surgery
Parts of work: I: A systematic review of outcomes of abdominoplasty.Staalesen T, Elander A, Strandell A, Bergh C. J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2012 Sep;46(3-4):139-44. Epub 2012 Jul 2. Review.
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Experience of excess skin and desire for body II: contouring surgery in post-bariatric patients. Staalesen T, Fagevik Olsén M, Elander A.Obes Surg. 2013 Oct;23(10):1632-44.
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III: Development of excess skin and request for body-contouring surgery in postbariatric adolescents. Staalesen T, Olbers T, Dahlgren J, Fagevik Olsén M, Flodmark CE, Marcus C, Elander A. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Oct;134(4):627-36.
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IV: The effect of abdominoplasty and outcome of rectus fascia plication on health related quality of life (HRQL) in post bariatric patients. Staalesen T, Fagevik Olsén M, Elander A. Submitted 2014
Date of Defence: 2014-12-19
Disputation: Fredagen den 19 december 2014, kl 13.00, hörsal Arvid Carlsson Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Postbariatric patients
Massive weight loss
excess skin
body contouring surgery
health related quality of life
plication of abdominal rectus fascia
Abstract: Aim: A negative effect of massive weight loss is the development of excess skin. Excess skin causes both physical and psychological problems for those affected and their families. The overall aim of this thesis was to improve the knowledge of the prevalence and associated problems of excess skin in post bariatric patients and to evaluate the outcome of abdominoplasty regarding HRQL. Patients and methods: A literature search was performed to evaluate the quality of evidence for health benefits o... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9185-5 (electronic)
978-91-628- 9139-8 (print)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/36740
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