Trunk, Genitalia, and Extremities
A Case for the Safety and Efficacy of Lipoabdominoplasty: A Single Surgeon Retrospective Review of 173 Consecutive Cases
Weiler J, Taggart P, Khoobehi K (Louisiana State Univ Division of Plastic Surgery, New Orleans) Aesth Surg J 30:702-713, 2010§
The combination of liposuction and abdominoplasty has been slow to be accepted, primarily due to a perceived higher incidence of complications associated with the procedure. There has also been extensive debate about the combined procedure’s effects on flap vascularity and viability and the extent to which liposuction may be performed in conjunction with surgical abdominoplasty.