Forskning
Udskriv Udskriv
Switch language
Region Hovedstaden - en del af Københavns Universitetshospital
Udgivet

The Danish Scale for visual rating of massive weight loss body contours. Conceptualization and construct

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  1. Patient-and observer-reported long-term scar quality of wide local excision scars in melanoma patients

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  2. ICG angiography in immediate and delayed autologous breast reconstructions: peroperative evaluation and postoperative outcomes

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  3. Laser-assisted indocyanine green angiography in implant-based immediate breast reconstruction: a retrospective study

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  4. A core undergraduate curriculum in plastic surgery - a Delphi consensus study in Scandinavia

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  5. A Scandcleft randomised trials of primary surgery for unilateral cleft lip and palate: 1. Planning and management

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  1. Fluorescent Analogues of Human α-Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide with Potent Vasodilator Activity

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  2. Hormone replacement therapy and the risk of melanoma in post-menopausal women

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  3. Measured and genetically predicted plasma YKL-40 levels and melanoma mortality

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  4. Regional and socioeconomic variation in survival of melanoma patients in Denmark

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

Vis graf over relationer

The 'Danish Scale' (DS) is a visual rating scale of massive weight loss body contour deformities and excessive skin in female MWL-patients with current BMI < 30 kg/m2 and massive weight loss defined as BMI loss (delta-BMI) > 15 kg/m2, regardless of weight loss method. The scope of the scale is to simplify the reporting of objective findings by a three-step grading of minor, moderate and severe body contour changes in six different body regions: breasts, abdomen, upper back, buttocks, arms and legs. The DS is presented with descriptions of the conceptualization and construct of the scale. It provides a new visual reference tool for indications and preoperative planning in MWL body contouring, that is specific for the post-MWL BMI-range between 21 and 30 kg/m2 and, at the same time, simpler than previous scales. The scale combines evaluations of different and adjacent body regions in a simple manner and presents modern cut-off points for health insurance reimbursement for MWL body contouring as offered in the Danish public health care system. The DS was developed by repeat expert discussions until final nationwide consensus was reached and can act as an adjunct to the written guidelines by the National Board of Health in Denmark.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftJournal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery
Vol/bind53
Udgave nummer4
Sider (fra-til)189-197
Antal sider9
ISSN2000-656X
DOI
StatusUdgivet - aug. 2019

ID: 59306529