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Thigh reduction in the massive weight loss patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18061811     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
With the variety of bariatric procedures available today, there is a steadily growing stream of massive weight loss patients. Although there have been major advances in upper extremity and upper and lower truncal contouring, the lower extremity often remains the most difficult to treat. Historically, thigh reductions were designed to treat minor medial thigh laxity. The technique described in this article is specifically designed for the massive weight loss patient who presents with extensive thigh deformity. For lesser deformities more traditional techniques should be used.
Authors:
Albert Cram; Al Aly
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in plastic surgery     Volume:  35     ISSN:  1558-0504     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Plast Surg     Publication Date:  2008 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-12-06     Completed Date:  2008-02-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0424767     Medline TA:  Clin Plast Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  165-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Iowa City Plastic Surgery, 501 12th Avenue, Suite 102, Coralville, IA 52241, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Patient Selection
Postoperative Care
Postoperative Complications
Preoperative Care
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures / methods*
Skin / surgery*
Thigh / surgery*
Weight Loss*

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