Navigation Links
Body contouring improves long-term weight control after gastric bypass
Date:10/1/2013

Philadelphia, Pa. (October 1, 2013) Body contouring surgery to remove excess skin improves long-term weight control in patients after gastric bypass surgery, reports a study in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

"We demonstrated that patients with body contouring present better long-term weight control after gastric bypass," according to the study by Dr. Ali Modarressi and colleagues of University of Geneva, Switzerland. Since maintaining weight loss to reduce long-term health problems is the key goal of bariatric surgery, the researchers believe that body contouring should be considered reconstructive rather than cosmetic surgery for patients who have achieved massive weight loss.

Better Long-Term Weight Control after Body Contouring

The researchers compared long-term weight outcomes for two groups of patients who underwent gastric bypass surgery. In 98 patients, gastric bypass was followed by body contouring procedures to remove excess fat and skin. A matched group of 102 patients with similar characteristics underwent gastric bypass alone, without body contouring.

Body contouring surgery usually consisted of abdominoplasty ("tummy tuck"), often with other procedures to remove excess skin and tissue from the breasts, legs and upper arms. Within two years after gastric bypass, the patients had lost an average of nearly 100 pounds. In subsequent years, patients who underwent body contouring regained less weight: an average of just over one pound per year, compar
'/>"/>

Contact: Connie Hughes
connie.hughes@wolterskluwer.com
646-674-6348
Wolters Kluwer Health
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Freezing the Fat Away: Study Suggests Cryolipolysis is Safe and Effective for Noninvasive Body Contouring
2. Setting blurred images in motion improves perception
3. Online USA Doctors Announces a New Online, Medical Record System That Improves Patient Health Outcomes
4. Massage Combined with Resistance Significantly Improves Hamstring Flexibility
5. Transcranial direct current stimulation improves sleep in patients with post-polio syndrome
6. Onsite colposcopy clinic improves cancer screening rates: Study
7. Volumetric Breast Density Software Improves the Accuracy in Calculation of Patient-Specific Mean Glandular Dose (MGD) in Breast Screening
8. OnPage Pager Application Improves Communication, Reliability and Convenience for Michiana Hematology Oncology
9. Ecommerce Expert Shopping Cart Elite Improves User Interface For Better Browsing Experience
10. Growing Up in Clean Air Improves Pollution Resistance Says Water and Health Researcher Sharon Kleyne
11. Daily QiGong and Chinese Medicine Improves Health Says Alternative Medicine Pioneer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/13/2014)... (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Worldwide ladies ... selection. Angeldress.co.uk has taken a different approach and ... fresh items are offered in more colour choices that ... a famous brand of women’s special occasion apparels. The ... Its dress specialists are working hard to create the ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Ticket Down ... Real Madrid Tickets . For the fifth straight year ... Cup will be held at American stadiums this summer. The ... on American soil. The eight teams are split into two ... stage, the top two teams will compete to become champion. ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... inexpensive, portable, microchip-based test for diagnosing type-1 diabetes ... better understand the disease, according to the device,s ... , Described in a paper to be published ... the test employs nanotechnology to detect type-1 diabetes ... the two main forms of diabetes mellitus, which ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 The North American ... million in 2013 to $5,450 million by 2018, at a ... systems market is expanding at a rapid pace in North ... ever tightening laws on water & wastewater storage and collection, ... infrastructure. The market is expanding at a healthy rate in ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... 13, 2014 Fuel additives are chemicals, ... diesel, jet fuel, kerosene, and so on, in order ... for reducing the corrosion effects caused by fuels and ... to any fuel, provide economies of scale in the ... the overall cost of the fuel products. , The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Angeldress.co.uk Announces Summer Sale For Pink And Red Bridesmaid Dresses; The Current Discount Is Up To 80% Off 2Health News:AS Roma vs Real Madrid Tickets in Dallas at Cotton Bowl: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Real Madrid vs AS Roma Guinness International Champions Cup Match 2Health News:AS Roma vs Real Madrid Tickets in Dallas at Cotton Bowl: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Real Madrid vs AS Roma Guinness International Champions Cup Match 3Health News:Stanford researchers invent nanotech microchip to diagnose type-1 diabetes 2Health News:Stanford researchers invent nanotech microchip to diagnose type-1 diabetes 3Health News:Stanford researchers invent nanotech microchip to diagnose type-1 diabetes 4Health News:North American Water Storage Systems Market is Expected to Reach $5,450 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North American Water Storage Systems Market is Expected to Reach $5,450 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Fuel Additives Market is Expected to Reach $8,100 Million by 2017 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Fuel Additives Market is Expected to Reach $8,100 Million by 2017 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Fuel Additives Market is Expected to Reach $8,100 Million by 2017 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4
... more respectful, SAN DIEGO, March 19 Over one-third ... to three years, find a non-nursing,job, work part-time, or work ... AMN Healthcare, the largest health care staffing firm in,the country, ... baby,boomer nurses may be facing career burn-out. About 46 percent ...
... fast and precise ... ALTO, Calif., March 19 Varian Medical,Systems (NYSE: ... centers in North,America and Europe to further the development ... fast and precise,cancer treatments. RapidArc makes it possible to ...
... Names New President and CEO, MIAMI, March 19 ... (NPF) announced today that Joyce A.,Oberdorf has been named ... was most recently Vice President, Policy, Planning,and Communications at ... "Ms. Oberdorf is an outstanding choice to help NPF ...
... Johnson & Johnson Vision ... Contact Lenses, JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 19 Johnson ... the ACUVUE(R) The Difference is,Real(TM) Trip to Beijing Sweepstakes, ... performance. The sweepstakes runs March 18,through April 11, 2008, ...
... China, March 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China,Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. ... largest drugstore chain in China based on the number ... the,quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2007., ... December 31, 2007: -- Revenues increased 9.5% to ...
... Mustang at the New York, International Auto Show to raise money for breast ... ... Komen Race for the Cure - to $500 for ... more than $95 million in, cash and in-kind contributions for breast cancer education and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Survey: 35% of Baby Boomer Nurses Plan a Career Change in the Next One to Three Years 2Health News:Varian Announces Global Clinical Council to Develop RapidArc(TM) Cancer Treatments 2Health News:Varian Announces Global Clinical Council to Develop RapidArc(TM) Cancer Treatments 3Health News:Varian Announces Global Clinical Council to Develop RapidArc(TM) Cancer Treatments 4Health News:Varian Announces Global Clinical Council to Develop RapidArc(TM) Cancer Treatments 5Health News:National Parkinson Foundation Announces Its New President and CEO 2Health News:National Parkinson Foundation Announces Its New President and CEO 3Health News:Experience a Close-Up View of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games 2Health News:Experience a Close-Up View of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games 3Health News:China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Reports 231.5% Increase in Net Income and Record Gross Margin of 48.5% for Fourth Quarter 2007 2Health News:China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Reports 231.5% Increase in Net Income and Record Gross Margin of 48.5% for Fourth Quarter 2007 3Health News:China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Reports 231.5% Increase in Net Income and Record Gross Margin of 48.5% for Fourth Quarter 2007 4Health News:China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Reports 231.5% Increase in Net Income and Record Gross Margin of 48.5% for Fourth Quarter 2007 5Health News:China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Reports 231.5% Increase in Net Income and Record Gross Margin of 48.5% for Fourth Quarter 2007 6Health News:China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Reports 231.5% Increase in Net Income and Record Gross Margin of 48.5% for Fourth Quarter 2007 7Health News:China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Reports 231.5% Increase in Net Income and Record Gross Margin of 48.5% for Fourth Quarter 2007 8Health News:China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Reports 231.5% Increase in Net Income and Record Gross Margin of 48.5% for Fourth Quarter 2007 9Health News:China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Reports 231.5% Increase in Net Income and Record Gross Margin of 48.5% for Fourth Quarter 2007 10Health News:China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Reports 231.5% Increase in Net Income and Record Gross Margin of 48.5% for Fourth Quarter 2007 11Health News:China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Reports 231.5% Increase in Net Income and Record Gross Margin of 48.5% for Fourth Quarter 2007 12Health News:Ford Launches 'Warriors in Pink' Mustang for '09, Doubles Contributions To Race For The Cure 2
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014 Research ... "Global and Chinese Medical X-ray Film Industry Report ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Global And Chinese ... and in-depth study on the current state of the ... the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014  Australian drug delivery company, Phosphagenics Limited (ASX: ... A$19.3 million via a placement of A$16.3 million to ... U.S., Asia and ... purchase plan (SPP) to be offered to existing shareholders. ... two tranches. "This capital raising positions us ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014  Veran ... company, announced today the positive, cost-effective final ... innovative SPiNPerc™ procedure. The SPiNPerc endobronchial percutaneous ... a percutaneous approach to biopsy when a ... patients and physicians experience positive financial outcomes ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global and Chinese Medical X-ray Film Industry Report 2014 2Phosphagenics' A$19.3 million Capital Raising 2Phosphagenics' A$19.3 million Capital Raising 3Veran Medical Publishes Lung Cancer Patient Management Study 2
... presented this week at the International Federation of Clinical ... lower diagnostic threshold for troponin improves clinical outcomes and ...  Troponin is a protein found inside of heart cells ... or reduced blood supply.   Cardiac troponin ...
... 18, 2011 The core technology of ViewRay™, Inc., ... radiotherapy technologies, has been issued landmark patents in the ... device company, holds the exclusive worldwide license for the ... technology was invented by company founder James F. Dempsey, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Study Shows Improved Patient Management and Outcome Using Abbott's Sensitive Troponin Assay 2Study Shows Improved Patient Management and Outcome Using Abbott's Sensitive Troponin Assay 3Study Shows Improved Patient Management and Outcome Using Abbott's Sensitive Troponin Assay 4Landmark Patents Issued for ViewRay Technology 2
Zero clearance, front breathing, undercounter refrigeration system....
Designed to meet the requirements of reagent grade water for routine analysis....
... Basic Laboratory Needs, Synergy systems produce ultrapure water ... 1 to 1.2 L/min to meet the basic ... incorporates a dual-wavelength UV lamp (185 nm and ... of organic contaminants (< 5 ppb TOC when ...
... Compact System Produces Type I Water Directly from ... designed for scientists who need 5 to 15 ... not have easy access to acceptable quality pretreated ... 0.6 L/min of ultrapure (Type I) water on ...
Medicine Products: