‘Tummy Tuck’ Can Be Safely Performed in Obese Patients, Study Reports

May 3, 2019 Tags: , , , , , , ,

Plastic surgeon drawing body contouring lines on woman's stomach

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/