Abdominal lipectomy: a prospective outcomes study.

  title={Abdominal lipectomy: a prospective outcomes study.},
  author={Nadine B Semer and Wan Ching Ho and Sharrie Mills and Bm Rajashekara and J Richard Taylor and Nguyen B Trung and Henry Young and Juris Kivuls},
  journal={The Permanente journal},
  volume={12 2},
CONTEXT/OBJECTIVE Abdominal lipectomy is performed by plastic surgeons to provide symptomatic, functional, and cosmetic relief for patients with excess abdominal tissue. However, there are few clinical outcome studies looking at the utility of this procedure: this is the first prospective oucomes study. DESIGN Patients who underwent abdominal lipectomy at the Bellflower Medical Center during a 12-month period (September 2004 through September 2005) were prospectively studied. Data were… CONTINUE READING