Body Contouring after Massive Weight Loss – Case Report

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The paper presents a 25-year-old woman who is using a strict diet of 1000 kcal lost 83 kg in 18 months. Despite her young age, weight loss caused numerous cutaneous fatty folds, because her skin was not elastic or resilient enough. The patient undergo a multi-stage surgical treatment aiming to rectify the deformations. This example illustrates the problems of patients having undergone intensive slimming procedures and presents surgical treatment methods that rectify typical deformations in these patients.

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Polish Journal of Surgery

The Journal of Foundation of the Polish Journal of Surgery

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CiteScore 2016: 0.29

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2016: 0.166
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2016: 0.207


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