Body Contouring Following Bariatric Surgery And Massive Weight Loss: Post-Bariatric Body Contouring

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Body contouring is a rapidly growing field within plastic surgery. Safe and effective techniques have been developed in recent times with increased patient satisfaction indicated by visual analogue ...
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Breast Surgery in Patients after Massive Weight Loss

Pp. 102-111 (10)

Moustapha Hamdi and Serhan Tuncer


Massive weight loss patients present characteristic breast deformities. Most of the techniques developed for correcting typically enlarged or ptotic breasts fail in this patient group, instead more complex and challenging manipulations are usually needed. Selection of the surgical technique is mainly based on the available breast volume. An algorithm for surgical correction of breast deformities following massive weight loss is presented.


Breast reduction, Mastopexy, Implant, Auto-augmentation, dermal suspension, spiral flap, ICAP flap.


Professor and Chairman of Plastic Surgery Department, Brussels University Hospital, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium.