Aesthetically pleasant umbilicoplasty.

  title={Aesthetically pleasant umbilicoplasty.},
  author={Norbert Pallua and Marta P Markowicz and Frederike Grosse and Stephanie Walter},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  volume={64 6},
The umbilicus is an important aesthetic feature of the abdomen and thus calls for an optimized reinsertation technique. Localization and characteristics of the umbilicus were assessed in 137 adults. In addition, age, height, weight, pregnancy, and gender were recorded. Each participant reviewed his own photographs while the authors reviewed all of them. The categorization included a rating and an evaluation of the silhouette. A vertical-configured umbilicus was the most frequently observed… CONTINUE READING
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