Scientific article
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Plastic surgery after gastric bypass improves long-term quality of life

Published inObesity surgery, vol. 23, no. 1, p. 24-30
  • Open Access - Licence nationale Springer
Publication date2013

Excess skin after massive weight loss impairs patient's health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Therefore, body-contouring surgeries can be proposed. However, few data exist concerning the effect of body contouring after bariatric surgery on HRQoL, including control group with a long-term follow-up.

  • Adult
  • Body Image/psychology
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Cicatrix/psychology
  • Coitus
  • Exercise
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Gastroplasty/psychology/statistics & numerical data
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Obesity, Morbid/epidemiology/psychology/surgery
  • Patient Satisfaction/statistics & numerical data
  • Prospective Studies
  • Quality of Life
  • Questionnaires
  • Self Concept
  • Surgery, Plastic/psychology/statistics & numerical data
  • Switzerland/epidemiology
  • Weight Loss
Citation (ISO format)
MODARRESSI GHAVAMI, Seyed Ali et al. Plastic surgery after gastric bypass improves long-term quality of life. In: Obesity surgery, 2013, vol. 23, n° 1, p. 24–30. doi: 10.1007/s11695-012-0735-8
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ISSN of the journal0960-8923

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