S. D. Wohlgemuth and D. B. Stefan, "Complete Spacial Evaluation of the Preoperative Bariatric Patient - New Insights into Body Composition", in Proc. of 4th Int. Conf. on 3D Body Scanning Technologies, Long Beach CA, USA, 2013, pp. 340-351, http://dx.doi.org/10.15221/13.340.
Complete Spacial Evaluation of the Preoperative Bariatric Patient New Insights into Body Composition
Stephen D. WOHLGEMUTH 1,2, David STEFAN 3
1 Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk VA, USA;
2 Sentara Comprehensive Weight Loss Solutions, Norfolk VA, USA;
3 Novaptus Systems Inc. Chesapeake, VA, USA
Current techniques to evaluate the physical characteristics of the preoperative bariatric subject are generally limited to height, weight and perhaps anthropometric measurements such as waist and hips. By keeping the height and weight values, and using a commercial 3D whole body scanner and associated measurement software, one can provide a complete spacial evaluation of the subject, including excess volume, excess fat and fat density.
© Hometrica Consulting - Dr. Nicola D'Apuzzo, Switzerland, www.hometrica.ch.
Reproduction of the proceedings or any parts thereof (excluding short quotations for the use in the preparation of reviews and technical and scientific papers) may be made only after obtaining the specific approval of the publisher. The papers appearing in the proceedings reflect the author's opinions. Their inclusion in these publications does not necessary constitute endorsement by the editor or by the publisher. Authors retain all rights to individual papers.