Aesthetic Surgery After Massive Weight Loss


  • J. Peter Rubin, MD, FACS, Director of Body Contouring Program, Associate Professor of Surgery, Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Chief and Endowed Professor Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Alan Matarasso, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA

Your patients have fought the weight loss battle and won. Assist them in the final phase of body contouring using this new book as your guide. This beautifully illustrated atlas comprehensively examines techniques for managing aesthetic issues of the face and neck, breast, abdomen, arms, and legs commonly facing patients after bariatric surgery. Over 85 color illustrations and 500 full-color photographs display operative techniques, pre-operative appearance, and post-operative results, making this text not only practical but invaluable.
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Plastic Surgeons


Book information

  • Published: November 2006
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-2952-6

Table of Contents

Patient Evaluation
1. Evaluation of the Weight Loss Patient
2. Perioperative Management of the Weight Loss Patient

The Face and Neck
3. Approach to the Face and Neck after Weight Loss

The Breast
4. Approach to the Breast after Weight Loss

The Abdomen
5. Approach to the Abdomen after Weight Loss

The Back
6. Approach to the Lower Body after Weight Loss

The Upper and Lower Extremities
7. Approach to the Medial Thigh after Weight Loss
8. Approach to the Arm after Weight Loss

The Total Body Lift and Combined Procedures
9. Approach to the Total-Body Lift
10. Combined Procedures