Prevention and Management of Abdominoplasty Complications

  • Semih Baghaki
  • Lina TrianaEmail author


Abdominoplasty is performed to shape the anterior and lateral abdominal walls. Different forms of contour deformity should be addressed with modifications and combinations of techniques. Either traditional abdominoplasty or high-lateral-tension abdominoplasty (HLTA) is usually combined with liposuction of the anterior abdominal wall and love handles giving satisfactory results most of the time. Although this combination covers a good percentage of patients complaining of lower abdominal sagging or bulging, some other techniques are also present such as mini abdominoplasty, fleur-de-lis abdominoplasty, and reverse abdominoplasty. Post bariatric patients need further ablative procedures such as dermolipectomy and belt lipectomy.


Anterior Abdominal Wall Rectus Sheath Body Mass Index Compression Garment Abdominal Flap 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryIstanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical FacultyCaliColombia
  2. 2.Corpus and Rostrum Surgery CenterCaliColombia

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