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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Joachim Graf von Finckenstein


The male chest appears that of females in patients with gynecomastia and in patients presenting after huge weight loss. The disadvantages of reduction mammaplasty in men are the visible scars on the chest wall. The aim of the chest lifting is to reposition the breast in a male appearance by thinning the amount of glandular and fatty tissue and avoiding noticeable scars in the chest wall, the wound being hidden in the anterior axillary line.


Adolescent surgery, bariatric surgery, body lift, body lifting, body contouring, chest lifting, chest lift, female-like breasts, feminization, gynecomastia/surgery, lipectomy, liposuction-assisted mastectomy, mammaplasty, male breast enlargement, male feminization, mastectomy, reduction mammaplasty, male breast lesion, male breast abnormality, feminized male breast, male breast mass, reconstructive surgical procedures, skin laxity, skin redundancy, surgical flaps, weight loss.


Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Klinikum Starnberg, Germany.