Aesthetic Surgery After Massive Weight Loss by J. Peter Rubin MD FACS, Alan Matarasso MD

By J. Peter Rubin MD FACS, Alan Matarasso MD

Your sufferers have fought the load loss conflict and received. help them within the ultimate section of physique contouring utilizing this new ebook as your consultant. This fantastically illustrated atlas comprehensively examines thoughts for dealing with aesthetic problems with the face and neck, breast, stomach, hands, and legs in general dealing with sufferers after bariatric surgical procedure. Over eighty five colour illustrations and 500 full-color pictures demonstrate operative recommendations, pre-operative visual appeal, and post-operative effects, making this article not just functional yet precious.

  • Examines the total variety of aesthetic matters not easy the burden loss sufferer, offering assurance of the complete physique in a single ebook!
  • Presents a whole bankruptcy on total-body lifts and mixing a number of systems right into a unmarried operation.
  • Includes key issues bins first and foremost of every bankruptcy, making specialist suggestions effortless to find.
  • Discusses mental and perioperative administration concerns specific to the weight reduction sufferer looking physique contour surgery.
  • Uses 87 colour surgical illustrations and 500 complete colour pictures to illustrate suggestions and the consequences you could supply patients.

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Pitanguy I, Radwanski HN. Rejuvenation of the brow. Matarasso SL, Matarasso A, eds. Dermatology clinics, vol 15. Philadelphia: Saunders; 1998:623–635. Pitanguy I, Ramos A. The frontal branch of the facial nerve: the importance of its variations in face-lifting. Plast Reconstr Surg 1966; 38:352–356. Pitanguy I, Salgado F, Radwanski HN. Submental liposuction as an ancillary procedure in face-lifting. Face 1995; 4(1):1–13. Pitanguy I, Soares G, Machado BH, et al. CO2 laser associated with the ‘round-lifting’ technique.

Facelift surgery can be combined with other facial or body contour procedures. Safety of combining procedures is determined by the patients medical history, overall operative time required, a coordinated team approach and the patient desires. The goals of surgery are improved contour and rejuvenation with the least conspicuous incision. Blepharoplasty Although changes around the eyes generally accompany the aging process of the face, it is not uncommon to observe younger patients who complain of excess skin and baggy lower lids.

19 Before the advent of liposuction, scissors were used to perform an open lipectomy (a). This may still be indicated in the fatty, heavy neck, as seen in this 57-year-old postobese patient (b). The submental region was freed completely with scissors, permitting a redraping of the skin together with the round-lifting technique (c). 20 A main complaint of the postobese patient is flaccidity of the submental region. Following ample liposuction of the submental area, the roundlifting technique allows for a repositioning of undermined facial and cervical flaps without causing dislocation of anatomical landmarks, as seen in this 49-yearold female patient (a, before; b, after).

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