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The records of 487 patients undergoing abdominoplasty combined with closed liposuction of flap and flanks were reviewed regarding complications, revisions, and certain risk factors related to flap necrosis. Six patients developed general nonfatal complications including 1 deep phlebitis and 1 pulmonary embolism. Thirty-nine local complications occurred(More)
Suction lipoplasty comprising 3511 procedures in 2009 patients was followed up prospectively for 6 to 12 months over a 5-year period. Eighty-eight percent of the procedures led to patient satisfaction and 3.4 percent led to dissatisfaction. Males were more dissatisfied than females. No mortality, deep thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, hypotension, or(More)
A questionnaire was sent to 1339 consecutive patients who had undergone blunt suction lipectomy during the period between April 1984 and April 1987. Seventy-four percent replied, thus providing information about the results of 1929 procedures. The overall reported rate of satisfaction was 76 percent, with no significant difference between males and females.(More)
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