Klassen AF; Cano S; Pusic AL


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Developed in 2012


Klassen AF; Cano S; Pusic AL

The BODY-Q™ @ Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, McMaster University and Stefan Cano 2015
To measure patient perceptions of weight loss and/or body contouring (appearance, health-related quality of life, and process of care)
Therapeutic area
  • Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms
  • Psychological Phenomena
  • Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms
  • Physiological Phenomena
Therapeutic indication
  • Body Image
  • Weight loss
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the UK, USA & Canada
151 translation(s)
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Reavey PL, Klassen AF, Cano SJ, et al. Measuring quality of life and patient satisfaction after body contouring: a systematic review of patient-reported outcome measures. Aesthetic Surgery Journal 2011; 31(7): 807-813 (Full Text Article)

Klassen AF, Cano SJ, Scott A, Johnson J, Pusic AL. Satisfaction and quality-of-life issues in body contouring surgery patients: a qualitative study. Obesity surgery 2012; 22(10): 1527-1534 (PubMed Abstract)

Scott AM, Pusic AL, Cano SJ, et al. The BODY-Q: A new patient reported outcome (PRO) measure for body contouring patients. Qual Life Res. 2012;20:74–75

Klassen AF, Cano SJ, Scott A, Tsangaris E, Pusic AL. Assessing Outcomes in Body Contouring. Clinics in plastic surgery 2014; 41(4): 645-654 (PubMed Abstract)

Klassen AF, Cano SJ, Alderman A, et al. The BODY-Q: A Patient-Reported Outcome Instrument for Weight Loss and Body Contouring Treatments. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2016a Apr 13;4(4):e679 (Full Text Article)

Klassen AF, Cano SJ, Alderman A, et al. Self-Report Scales to Measure Expectations and Appearance-Related Psychosocial Distress in Patients Seeking Cosmetic Treatments. Aesthet Surg J. 2016b Oct;36(9):1068-78 (PubMed Abstract)

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