May 3, 2019 Tags: Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery, tummy tuck surgery, tummy tuck for obese, Nashville tummy tuck, Plastic Surgery News, tummy tuck, Nashville plastic surgeon, abdominoplasty
A study conducted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons concluded that tummy tuck surgery (also known as abdominoplasty) can be safely performed on obese patients. The study included 82 patients who underwent tummy tuck procedures over a seven year period. 21 of those patients were considered obese. After seven years, the complication rates between the obese and non-obese groups were compared, and researchers discovered that the risk factors were similar for both groups.
Learn more: http://www.plasticsurgerypractice.com/2019/04/tummy-tuck-can-safely-performed-obese-patients-study-reports/