Journal Article

Reducing Abdominoplasty Complications

Harlan Pollock and Todd Pollock

in Aesthetic Surgery Journal

Published on behalf of American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Volume 22, issue 5, pages 475-476
Published in print September 2002 | ISSN: 1090-820X
Published online September 2002 | e-ISSN: 1527-330X | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1067/maj.2002.128621
Reducing Abdominoplasty Complications

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The authors recommend using progressive tension sutures in abdominoplasty procedures. This suture technique not only eliminates dead space but also securely advances the flap with incremental tension transferred from the skin closure incision to the superficial fascial system.

Journal Article.  679 words.  Illustrated.

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