Concepts on Correction of the Musculoaponeurotic Layer in Abdominoplasty

Concepts on Correction of the Musculoaponeurotic Layer in Abdominoplasty

Author Nahas, Fabio Xerfan Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Ferreira, Lydia Masako Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract The musculoaponeurotic layer of the abdominal wall should be corrected during abdominoplasty according to the specific deformity that the patient presents with in this article, the anatomic basis of deformities and defects of the abdominal wall is described. Different degrees of deformities secondary to pregnancy are described as well as congenital muscle malposition These conditions should be treated in specific ways so that the most efficient correction can be achieved and no recurrence will occur in cases of associated incisional hernias, the components separation technique can be considered for abdominal wall reconstruction and 2 alternative techniques of dissection of myoaponeurotic components are described for the correction of specific defects.
Keywords Abdominal wall
Plastic surgery
Rectus muscle
Oblique muscle
Rectus diastasis
Language English
Date 2010-07-01
Published in Clinics in Plastic Surgery. Philadelphia: W B Saunders Co-Elsevier Inc, v. 37, n. 3, p. 527-+, 2010.
ISSN 0094-1298 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Elsevier B.V.
Extent 527-+
Access rights Closed access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000280984500014

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