Suction lipectomy during flap reconstruction provides immediate and safe debulking of the skin island.

Abstract

Immediate suction lipectomy combined with flap reconstruction has not been reported to date. Concern of skin island compromise has swayed clinicians from attempting synchronous debulking of generous skin island tissue during primary flap reconstruction. To date, several reports have documented the safe use of liposuction during mobilization of skin flaps as… (More)

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@article{Mowlavi2003SuctionLD, title={Suction lipectomy during flap reconstruction provides immediate and safe debulking of the skin island.}, author={Arian Mowlavi and Richard E Brown}, journal={Annals of plastic surgery}, year={2003}, volume={51 2}, pages={189-93} }