obese-smoking-women.jpg Australian doctors are refusing to perform surgeries on obese people and smokers. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide has issued some criteria for patients wishing to get a liposuction and body re contouring treatment. This is being done to make the patients more accountable for their wellbeing as well as to ensure a better result from liposuction treatments.

Major Risks
a. Smokers and the obese people are like to spend a longer time recuperating in hospitals.
b. They are more likely to have post-surgical complications.
c. Wound infections are a major problem with such patients.
d. Liposuction may not be very effective in such patients.
e. A BMI over 30 is considered as obese.
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