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A unique and complete guidepost for any plastic surgeon who is treating patients in this dramatically-increasing population. - Aesthetic Surgery Journal Encyclopedia of Body Sculpting after Massive Weight Loss provides uniquely comprehensive coverage of a variety of state-of-the-art surgical body modification procedures for the patient who has overcome obesity. The text begins with an introduction to the particular physiologic and psychological implications of massive weight loss, including the effects on nutrition, anesthesia, pain control, and psychology, and a review of the current techniques utilized in bariatric surgery. The sections that follow feature concise descriptions and full-color illustrations that guide readers through each region of the body, from the face and neck, through the breasts, arms and mid-abdomen, to the back and thighs. Expert authors from around the world, many of whom are the innovators of the procedure they describe, offer multiple surgical options for each anatomic region in order to give readers the opportunity to choose the optimal approach for their specific patient.


Key Features:-

  • More than 450 full-color illustrations demonstrate preoperative appearances, operative techniques, a
  • An accompanying DVD contains 17 narrated videos -- over one hour of footage -- of actual procedures
  • Detailed discussion of safety considerations, as well as how to recognize and treat surgical complic
  • Practical tips on how to handle anesthesia concerns and pain control
  • Valuable information on nutrition and the psychiatric management of eating disorders With obesity on

More Details about Encyclopedia of Body Sculpting after Massive Weight Loss 1st Edition

General Information  
Author(s)Strauch
PublisherThieme Medical Publishers
ISBN9781604062465
Pages368
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2010