Maximizing the Use of the Abdominoplasty Incision

  title={Maximizing the Use of the Abdominoplasty Incision},
  author={S. Wallach},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  • S. Wallach
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Candidates for abdominoplasty often request multiple procedures at the time of consultation. Some of these patients have the potential opportunity to have ancillary procedures performed through the abdominoplasty incision, such as breast augmentation or suction-assisted lipectomy. Access via the abdominoplasty incision can also limit the need for distant donor sites, for instance, when autologous fillers or rib graft are necessary. The techniques described are straightforward and are based on… CONTINUE READING