Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 137–140 | Cite as

Fascio-fascial suspension technique in medial thigh lifts

  • Pietro Candiani
  • Gian Luca Campiglio
  • Massimo Signorini


Redundant thigh tissue can be corrected by the thigh lift. However, this is a seldomly used procedure because of postoperative problems such as inferiorly displaced and wide scars, vulvar distortion, and early recurrence of ptosis. In order to limit these complications, we developed a deep anchoring technique based on the overlap of the adductor longus and gracilis fasciae. A group of 18 patients underwent a medial thigh lift using this technique and were followed for at least 12 months after surgery. The fascio-fascial suspension gives strong vertical support with minimal tension on the skin, thereby reducing the complications traditionally associated with this procedure.

Key words

Thigh lift-Anatomy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pietro Candiani
    • 1
  • Gian Luca Campiglio
    • 1
  • Massimo Signorini
    • 1
  1. 1.MilanItaly

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