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During the course of performing abdominoplasties, a plastic surgeon will encounter a certain body habitus characterized by a thick, tethered, and excessively redundant upper skin flap. Often these patients also demonstrate diffuse and substantial fascial laxity. One approach to this problem involves direct thinning and release of the flap by resection of the sub-Scarpa's fat pad. In theory, this resection should be safe from a flap perfusion standpoint. However, the safety of the sub-Scarpa's resection has not been completely documented.
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The incidence of obesity is on the rise worldwide. Many surgeons elect not to perform abdominoplasty on patients with a high body mass index, fearing an increased risk of perioperative complications. ...
Estimation and comparison of results after incisional hernia repair (IHR) modo onlay or sublay with abdominoplasty in patients who lost the weight following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB). Analysis a...
Online reviews increasingly influence patients' decision-making. This is the first systematic, quantitative analysis of online reviews for abdominoplasty.
The following publication was compiled as an evidence-based update for plastic surgeons performing abdominoplasty from a review of the published literature on that subject between January 2014 and Feb...
This randomized trial aimed to assess the efficacy of preservation of Scarpa's fascia during hernio-abdominoplasty in reducing the volume of postoperative drainage, accelerating time to dr...
To determine the safety and efficacy of single intra-operative treatment of EB-001 IM injections into the Rectus Abdominus (RA) in subjects undergoing abdominoplasty.
Liposuction surgery is common, yet animal and limited human data suggest that fat returns when removed. We undertook a 1-year randomized-controlled trial of suction lipectomy versus no int...
100 patients undergoing abdominoplasty under spinal anesthesia. 100 patients undergoing abdominoplasty under general anesthesia
Histopathological study of abdominal fat excised from subjects undergoing abdominoplasty
Surgical removal of excess abdominal skin and fat and tightening of the ABDOMINAL WALL. Abdominoplasty may include LIPECTOMY of INTRA-ABDOMINAL FAT, tightening of the ABDOMINAL MUSCLES, and re-creation of the UMBILICUS.
Strategy for the analysis of RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS AS TOPIC that compares patients in the groups to which they were originally randomly assigned.
Prospective risk assessment tool aimed at identifying potential risks and their impact in healthcare settings.
A method of chemical analysis based on the detection of characteristic radionuclides following a nuclear bombardment. It is also known as radioactivity analysis. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Deposits of ADIPOSE TISSUE throughout the body. The pattern of fat deposits in the body regions is an indicator of health status. Excess ABDOMINAL FAT increases health risks more than excess fat around the hips or thighs, therefore, WAIST-HIP RATIO is often used to determine health risks.
Acne Dermatology Eczema Psoriasis Wound Care Dermatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders (Oxford Medical Dictionary). As well as studying how the skin works, dermatology covers...