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Does abdominoplasty with liposuction of the love handles yield a shorter scar? An analysis with abdominal 3D laser scanning

Rieger, U. M. and Erba, P. and Wettstein, R. and Schumacher, R. and Schwenzer-Zimmerer, K. and Haug, M. and Pierer, G. and Kalbermatten, D. F.. (2008) Does abdominoplasty with liposuction of the love handles yield a shorter scar? An analysis with abdominal 3D laser scanning. Annals of plastic surgery, Vol. 61. pp. 359-363.

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the combination of abdominoplasty with liposuction of both flanks with regards to length of scar, complications, and patient's satisfaction. A retrospective analysis of 35 patients who underwent esthetic abdominoplasty at our institution between 2002 and 2004 was performed. Thirteen patients underwent abdominoplasty with liposuction of both flanks, 22 patients underwent conventional abdominoplasty. Liposuction of the flanks did not increase the rate of complications of the abdominoplasty procedures. We found a tendency toward shorter scars in patients who underwent abdominoplasty combined with liposuction of the flanks. Implementation of 3-dimensional laser surface scanning to objectify the postoperative outcomes, documented a comparable degree of flatness of the achieved body contouring in both procedures. 3-dimensional laser surface scanning can be a valuable tool to objectify assessment of postoperative results.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Operative Fächer (Klinik) > Bewegungsapparat und Integument
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Operative Fächer (Klinik) > Bewegungsapparat und Integument
03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Operative Fächer (Klinik) > Bewegungsapparat und Integument > Plastische, rekonstruktive, ästhetische und Handchirurgie (Schaefer)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Operative Fächer (Klinik) > Bewegungsapparat und Integument > Plastische, rekonstruktive, ästhetische und Handchirurgie (Schaefer)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Operative Fächer (Klinik) > Kopfbereich > Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie (Zeilhofer)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Operative Fächer (Klinik) > Kopfbereich > Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie (Zeilhofer)
UniBasel Contributors:Kalbermatten, Daniel F. and Schwenzer-Zimmerer, Katja and Haug, Martin Dieter
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Bibsysno:Link to catalogue
Publisher:Little and Brown
ISSN:0148-7043
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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