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Plastic Surgery International
Volume 2013, Article ID 515737, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/515737
Review Article

Assessing Improvement in Quality of Life and Patient Satisfaction following Body Contouring Surgery in Patients with Massive Weight Loss: A Critical Review of Outcome Measures Employed

St. Andrews Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 7ET, UK

Received 14 April 2013; Accepted 4 June 2013

Academic Editor: Marcus Lehnhardt

Copyright © 2013 Shehab Jabir. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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