An anatomical method for re-siting the umbilicus.

  title={An anatomical method for re-siting the umbilicus.},
  author={Niri S. Niranjan and Jonathan J Staiano},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={113 7},
The umbilicus is the only normal scar on the body and it is the most noticeable scar following abdominoplasty and TRAM or DIEP flap procedures. We describe a technique for resiting the umbilicus that attempts to recreate the anatomical structure by attaching the superficial fascia to the periumbilical skin to produce a fullness around the depression in… CONTINUE READING