Liposuction for bariatric patients?

I have recently seen a large number of patients who have been to big to breathe and have developed ulcers under skin folds of the thighs,buttocks,groin,belly and breast.

Why do we not offer liposuction or tummy tucks for the extreme obese?

Authored By jacob matthews on Monday 8th September 2014

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jacob matthews
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Junior Doctor (FY1) - Birmingham
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Posted almost 5 years ago

Liposuction is relatively common post-bariatric operation.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/18000727/?i=5&from=/22649827/related

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Jonathan Chernick
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Medical Student
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Posted over 4 years ago

I assume you mean in conjunction with bariatric surgery? I can't personally see it being any use without it; it's a quick fix and a short-term fix. Like using plasters over a gunshot wound. It won't solve the original problem which is the p

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