“Anchor-Line” Abdominoplasty in Post-Bariatric Abdominal Contouring

  • Paolo PersichettiEmail author
  • Pierfranco Simone
  • Luca Piombino


The “anchor-line” abdominoplasty includes the median or paramedian supraumbilical scars (either vertical or short horizontal) in the resection and implies extensive abdominal wall excision, by combining vertical and horizontal patterns. A final scar with an “anchor-line” shape is obtained.

The authors describe the preoperative patient selection, the vascular anatomy, and the surgical technique.


Massive Weight Loss Inferior Epigastric Artery Abdominal Flap Medial Advancement Deep Venous Thromboembolism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Persichetti
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pierfranco Simone
    • 2
  • Luca Piombino
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic SurgeryCampus Bio-Medico University of Rome, School of MedicineRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic SurgeryUniversita’ Campus Bio-Medico di RomaRomeItaly

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