Rectus sheath plication in abdominoplasty: assessment of its longevity and a review of the literature.

@article{Tadiparthi2012RectusSP,
  title={Rectus sheath plication in abdominoplasty: assessment of its longevity and a review of the literature.},
  author={Sujatha Tadiparthi and Kayvan Shokrollahi and Gerard S Doyle and Fahmy Samir Fahmy},
  journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS},
  year={2012},
  volume={65 3},
  pages={328-32}
}
BACKGROUND Correction of rectus diastasis during abdominoplasty is controversial. Few published studies have investigated the long-term value of plication. This prospective study aims to assess the long-term durability of plication of the rectus sheath in abdominoplasty using ultrasound. METHODS A total of 28 consecutive abdominoplasty patients underwent… CONTINUE READING