A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Abdominoplasty Modifications on the Incidence of Postoperative Seroma.

@article{Ardehali2017AMO,
  title={A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Abdominoplasty Modifications on the Incidence of Postoperative Seroma.},
  author={Ben Ardehali and Francesca Fiorentino},
  journal={Aesthetic surgery journal},
  year={2017},
  volume={37 10},
  pages={
          1136-1143
        }
}
Background Seroma is the most common complication of abdominoplasty. Certain modifications to abdominoplasty may reduce the risk of seroma. Objectives The authors evaluated the incidence of seroma for 3 abdominoplasty techniques: preservation of Scarpa's fascia, placement of progressive tension (or quilting) sutures, and application of fibrin glue. Methods In this systematic review and meta-analysis, the Cochrane Library, MEDLINE, Embase, and the International Clinical Trials Registry… CONTINUE READING
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