Journal Article

“Marriage” Abdominoplasty: A Short Scar Technique

Kenneth C. Shestak, Klaus J. Walgenbach and Kodi Azari

in Aesthetic Surgery Journal

Published on behalf of American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Volume 22, issue 3, pages 294-300
Published in print May 2002 | ISSN: 1090-820X
Published online May 2002 | e-ISSN: 1527-330X | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1067/maj.2002.124710
“Marriage” Abdominoplasty: A Short Scar Technique

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Short scar abdominoplasty—that is, a marriage of aggressive superwet lipoplasty, rectus abdominis muscle plication, and excision of lower abdominal skin and excess adipose tissue—can be used as an alternative to conventional abdominoplasty in properly selected patients. According to the authors, this technique offers the advantages of less invasive surgery, decreased pain, and faster return to work.

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