European Journal of Plastic Surgery

, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 221–222

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

Ideas and Innovations


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.


Depressed scar Hypertrophic scar Three-dimensional Z-plasty 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryThe Affiliated People’s Hospital of Jiangsu UniversityJiangsuChina

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