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Scarless Umbilicoplasty Technique

  • Hiram Osiris GonzálezEmail author
  • Emiliano Torres

Abstract

When performing abdominoplasty, the umbilicus may be injured by devascularization and necrosis. In a full abdominoplasty, the umbilicus must be replaced into the proper position on the flap and many times the scarring is visible. The authors describe a procedure for umbilicoplasty that does not have visible scars and can be used for neoumbilicoplasty when the umbilicus is injured.

Keywords

Umbilical Hernia Nonabsorbable Suture Abdominal Flap Umbilical Hernia Repair Inverted Cone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Plastic SurgeryInstituto Jalisciense de Cirugía Reconstructiva “José Guerrerosantos”Eulogio Parra, Col. ProvidenciaMexico
  2. 2.Department of Plastic SurgeryInstituto Jalisciense de Cirugía Reconstructiva “José Guerrerosantos”Córdoba Capital, Provincia de CórdobaArgentina

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