Effects of aesthetic abdominoplasty on abdominal wall perfusion: a quantitative evaluation.

@article{Mayr2004EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of aesthetic abdominoplasty on abdominal wall perfusion: a quantitative evaluation.},
  author={Martina Mayr and Charlotte Holm and Eugen A. Hoefter and Andreas Becker and Ulrich J Pfeiffer and Wolfgang M{\"u}hlbauer},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={114 6},
  pages={1586-94}
}
Abdominoplasty procedures involve a high risk of early complications, including hematomas, seromas, necrosis, and wound-healing problems. Their rationale is evident from the vascular anatomy of the abdominal wall, as traditional abdominoplasty includes a division of the main perforating vessels. No studies exist to quantitatively assess the consequences of abdominoplasty on the perfusion of the random pattern abdominal flap. To address this issue and quantify the influence of classic… CONTINUE READING

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