Quality of Life and Body Image in Women Underwent Thighplasty
Obesity is a chronic disease now considered a major public health concern in the global context, as it causes or exacerbates many diseases limitations in providing quality of life and higher treatment costs. The increase in the number of patients undergoing bariatric surgery and the excess skin and subcutaneous tissue adjacent to slimming collaborate in the search for growth by plastic surgery. Currently several techniques of thighplasty has been submitted but no studies were found that evaluated the characteristic clinical and emotional resulting from this procedure. This study has as a goal to evaluate the body image and quality of life in women submitted to thighplasty.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Quality of Life and Body Image in Women Underwent Thighplasty|
- questionnaire about quality of life and body image [ Time Frame: during 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]The Questionnaires are apply three times, each 3 months, and until 6 months.
|Study Start Date:||March 2009|
|Study Completion Date:||January 2013|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
No Intervention: Control
Plastic surgery of thigh
The patients have been evaluated for two different questionnaires, the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Examination (BDDE) and Impact Weight on Quality of Life - Lite (IWQoL-Lite). The sample consists of 50 patients with the desire to undergo to the thighplasty. However 25 are from study group and 25 control group. Just the study group was undergoing plastic surgery. The questionnaires have applied by signing the consent form, after 3 and 6 months both groups. This study is a clinical trial, control, primary, longitudinal, no random, analytical, held in a single center.