The Effect of Drains and Compressive Garments Versus Progressive Tensioning Sutures on Seroma Formation in Abdominoplasty: A New Perspective for Abdominoplasty Procedure?

AbstractAuthors comment on the paper “The effect of drains and compressive garments versus progressive tensioning sutures on seroma formation in abdominoplasty” written by Brown et al inAesthetic Plastic Surgery.Although the authors present interesting results on the effectiveness of progressive tensioning sutures proposed originally by Pollok and Pollok, we express some considerations about the analyzed data and patients, hoping in a new research extending these findings to include both aesthetic and post-bariatric abdominoplasty patients, evaluating the effectiveness of these sutures in varied contexts.Level of Evidence V This journal requires that authors assign a level of evidence to each article. For a full description of these Evidence-Based Medicine Ratings, please refer to Table of Contents or online Instructions to
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research