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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01551862
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : March 13, 2012
Last Update Posted : March 13, 2012
Medical University of Vienna
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. Hugo B. Kitzinger, Medical University of Vienna
A prospective study on 50 consecutive patients who are going to have a lower body lift procedure is performed. Measures include comorbidities and complications. Risk factors assessed including patient age, gender, highest lifetime body mass index (BMI) (BMI max), current BMI, excess weight loss (EWL), type of weight loss and nicotine consumption.
Condition or disease
Surplus Skin After Massive Weight Loss
Procedure: body contouring surgery of back, abdomen and thighs
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 64 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients which are referred to Department of Plastic Surgery for body contouring surgery
after massive weight loss
age > 18 years and < 65 years
excess weight loss > 66%
current body mass index < 35
stable weight after weight loss for at least 12 months