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Complications in Lower Body Lifts

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01551862
First Posted: March 13, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 13, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. Hugo B. Kitzinger, Medical University of Vienna
  Purpose
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 Intervention
Surplus Skin After Massive Weight Loss Procedure: body contouring surgery of back, abdomen and thighs

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective Study on Complications Following a Lower Body Lift After Massive Weight Loss

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Further study details as provided by Dr. Hugo B. Kitzinger, Medical University of Vienna:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Complications [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: September 2011
Primary Completion Date: March 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Procedure: body contouring surgery of back, abdomen and thighs
    simultaneous body contouring surgery of back, abdomen and thighs
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 64 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients which are referred to Department of Plastic Surgery for body contouring surgery
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 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

Exclusion Criteria:

  • insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01551862


Locations
Austria
Medical University of Vienna, Dept. of Plastic Surgery
Vienna, Austria, 1090
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medical University of Vienna
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Hugo B Kitzinger, MD Medical University of Vienna
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Dr. Hugo B. Kitzinger, Principal investigator, Medical University of Vienna
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01551862     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PlastSurg01
First Submitted: March 6, 2012
First Posted: March 13, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 13, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012

Keywords provided by Dr. Hugo B. Kitzinger, Medical University of Vienna:
lower body lift
body contouring surgery
massive weight loss

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Weight Loss
Body Weight Changes
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms