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Abbé flap

Andrew Hodges.

in A-Z of Plastic Surgery

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 134 words.

• Useful flap for reconstructing moderatesized defects (too big to close directly) of the lip. • Pedicled flap, usually taken

Abbé flap

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

[R. Abbé (1851–1928), American surgeon; J. A. Estlander (1831–81), Finnish surgeon] A full thickness flap of tissue taken from the middle portion of usually the lower lip and transferred to...

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Abdomen and trunk

Henk Giele and Oliver Cassell.

in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

May 2008; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 1117 words.

Abdominal wall reconstruction 384

Spinal closure 387

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abdominal muscles

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Four pairs of muscles (the rectus abdominis, external oblique, internal oblique, and the transversus abdominis), often referred to as the stomach muscles, which support and protect the...

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Abdominal Subcutaneous Mass After Laser-Assisted Lipolysis and Immediate Multiple Treatments with a Dual-Wavelength Laser, Vacuum and Massage Device

Stefano Gentileschi, Maria Servillo, Marco D'Ettorre and Marzia Salgarello.

in Aesthetic Surgery Journal

April 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dermatology; Surgery; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2311 words.

Body contouring by means of minimally invasive procedures is a growing trend. Current approaches to body contouring often involve a combination of surgical techniques (eg, laser-assisted...

Abdominal tattoo can be useful to avoid a midline abdominal incision

Jose’ F Velasquez, Gisella Nele and Salvatore Giordano.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 1137 words.

Abstract

We report a case in which abdominal tattoo margins were modified and used to hide the surgical incision for desmoid tumour removal. Our patient is a...

Abdominal wall

Andrew Hodges.

in A-Z of Plastic Surgery

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 260 words.

Function:

Abdominal wall muscles important for posture, standing, walking and bending.

Anatomy:

Muscles:

External oblique: from...

Abdominal wall reconstruction

Andrew Hodges.

in A-Z of Plastic Surgery

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 169 words.

Indications:

Trauma. • Tumour: Desmoid, Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. • Radiation. • Infection: Gas gangrene, Necrotizing

Abdominal wall reconstruction

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Indications:

Trauma. Tumour: Desmoid, Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. Radiation. Infection: Gas gangrene,...

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Abdominoplasty

Andrew Hodges.

in A-Z of Plastic Surgery

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 190 words.

An aesthetic procedure which aims to provide a flatter, narrower abdomen by excising skin and fat excess and addressing rectus

Abdominoplasty

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

An aesthetic procedure which aims to provide a flatter, narrower abdomen by excising skin and fat excess and addressing rectus divarication, generally by using a lower transverse abdominal...

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Abdominoplasty

Malcolm D. Paul.

in Operative Plastic Surgery

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 6630 words.

The evolution of abdominal contouring began with excision of skin and subcutaneous tissue more than 100 years ago. This evolved into proper lower abdominal horizontal incision placement and...

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Abdominoplasty with Scarpa's Fascia Advancement Flap to Enhance the Waistline

David Whiteman and Gabriele C. Miotto.

in Aesthetic Surgery Journal

July 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dermatology; Surgery; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2410 words.

Abductor pollicis brevis

Andrew Hodges.

in A-Z of Plastic Surgery

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 81 words.

APB:

Most superficial muscle of thenar eminence.

Origin:

Transverse carpal ligament, palmaris longus and there may also be another slip

abductor pollicis brevis

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

A small muscle crossing the wrist. It helps to straighten the thumb and move the thumb away from the fingers. It is attached proximally to the trapezium and scaphoid bones (origin), and...

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Abductor pollicis longus

Andrew Hodges.

in A-Z of Plastic Surgery

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 76 words.

Origin:

Dorsum of radius, ulnar and interosseous membrane. It runs obliquely around the radius coursing over the wrist extensors. It

abductor pollicis longus

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

A muscle deep in the forearm. It helps to move the forearm sideways from the trunk. Its other actions include abduction and extension of the thumb. It is attached proximally to the...

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Absence of Bacterial or Fungal Growth in Vials of Reconstituted Botulinum Toxin Type A After Storage

Teissy Osaki, Midori H. Osaki, Tammy H. Osaki, Ana Estela Sant'Anna, Maria Cecilia Z. Yu and Ana Luisa Hofling-Lima.

in Aesthetic Surgery Journal

February 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dermatology; Surgery; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2432 words.

Background

Botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A; Botox) is supplied as individual freeze-dried preparations that should be administered within 24 hours after...

Absorbable polymers

Andrew Hodges.

in A-Z of Plastic Surgery

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 114 words.

Synthetic:

• Used for sutures and investigated for other devices such as plates and screws (LactoSorb). • One class of

Absorbable polymers

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Synthetic:

Used for sutures and investigated for other devices such as plates and screws (LactoSorb). One class of polymers used is the alphahydroxy acids including...

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