Brachioplasty with superficial fascial system suspension.

  title={Brachioplasty with superficial fascial system suspension.},
  author={Thornton Lockwood},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={96 4},
Although significant innovations in brachioplasty occurred in the 1970s, it remains an unpopular procedure. Current brachioplasty techniques are somewhat unpredictable and are commonly associated with significant untoward results. Recent anatomic studies demonstrate that in youth the posteromedial arm soft tissues are firmly suspended to a tough yet dynamic fascial system sling that ultimately gains its strength from the clavicular periosteum by means of the clavipectoral and axillary fasciae… CONTINUE READING


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