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Vascular and Neurologic Anatomy of the Anterior Abdominal Wall

  • Melvin A. ShiffmanEmail author
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Abstract

The anatomy of the abdominal wall should be familiar to all surgeons performing abdominal wall surgery. This is especially true for the plastic and cosmetic procedures of the abdominal wall. The vascularity and neural anatomy determine surgical approaches, formation of flaps, and the performance of abdominoplasty. The umbilical vascular supply is especially useful in performing umbilicoplasty.

Keywords

Internal Mammary Artery Internal Thoracic Artery Intercostal Artery Intercostal Nerve Lumbar Artery 
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Reference

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    Williams PL, Warwick R. Angiology. In: Williams PL, Warwick R, editors. Gray’s anatomy. 36th ed. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co.; 1980. p. 621–800.Google Scholar

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.TustinUSA

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