Body Contouring Brings Lasting Improvement in Quality of Life after Weight-Loss Surgery

Body Contouring Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

Body contouring after weight-loss (bariatric) surgery produces long-term gains in several aspects of quality of life, reports the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

“The study indicates a sustained quality of life improvement in post-bariatric patients after body contouring surgery,” concludes the study led by Dr. Eva S.J. van der Beek of University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands. “This suggests the importance of including reconstructive surgery as a component in the multidisciplinary approach in the surgical treatment of morbid obesity,” Dr. van der Beek said.

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