J. Peter Rubin and Alan Matarasso (Eds), Aesthetic Surgery After Massive Weight Loss

J. Peter Rubin and Alan Matarasso (Eds), Aesthetic Surgery After Massive Weight Loss Eur J Plast Surg (2009) 32:59–60 DOI 10.1007/s00238-008-0307-2 BOOK REVIEW J. Peter Rubin and Alan Matarasso (Eds), Aesthetic Surgery After Massive Weight Loss Elsevier/Saunders, Philadelphia, 2007, 208 pp, 490 illustrations, $209.00 USD, ISBN 978-1-4160-2952-6 I. Jackson Received: 18 November 2008 /Accepted: 18 November 2008 / Published online: 16 December 2008 Springer-Verlag 2008 This book has come at the right time. The contributors are segment on complications and their management. The giants in the field, and they are laying down the foundation references are extensive. of this subspecialty. There are two forewords—this is Chapter 6 on the lower body after weight loss is somewhat unusual—but in fact, they are worth reading certainly a useful chapter in terms of classification of since the authors are Bob Goldwyn and Ivo Pitanguy. The patients by BMI, preoperative evaluation and preparation, editors then write a short acknowledgement. One sentence and an algorithm for staging postbariatric contouring is particularly significant, “Bariatric plastic surgery repre- procedures in order to reduce complications, and it is sents the next dimension in the evolution of our specialty particularly encouraging to see the excellent postoperative and holds with it the promise and hope of helping many results which Doctor Capella http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

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