European Journal of Plastic Surgery

, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 221–222

The treatment of dermal scars by three-dimensional Z-plasty

Authors

  • Bin Xu
    • Department of General SurgeryThe Affiliated People’s Hospital of Jiangsu University
    • Department of General SurgeryThe Affiliated People’s Hospital of Jiangsu University
  • Bing Wang
    • Department of General SurgeryThe Affiliated People’s Hospital of Jiangsu University
Ideas and Innovations

DOI: 10.1007/s00238-009-0331-x

Cite this article as:
Xu, B., Jiang, P. & Wang, B. Eur J Plast Surg (2009) 32: 221. doi:10.1007/s00238-009-0331-x

Abstract

The depressed scar and the hypertrophic scar are very common in the abdomen after operation. How to reduce the scar after operation becomes more and more important. The three-dimensional Z-plasty is performed on the abdominal skin & subcutaneous tissue and its effectivity is perfect. It seems that this is a logical treatment of depressed scar or hypertrophic scar in the abdomen.

Keywords

Depressed scar Hypertrophic scar Three-dimensional Z-plasty

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