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Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:
doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e31820a649f
Cosmetic: Special Topic

Complications in Postbariatric Body Contouring: Postoperative Management and Treatment

Michaels, Joseph V M.D.; Coon, Devin M.D.; Rubin, J. Peter M.D.

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Abstract

Summary: Proper postoperative management of body contouring patients is essential to satisfactory long-term outcomes. Standard issues such as drain management, nutrition, and activity limitations will be relevant to all patients. Although major complications are infrequent, effective strategies for management of common minor wound complications are invaluable.

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