The Effect of Drains and Compressive Garments Versus Progressive Tensioning Sutures on Seroma Formation in Abdominoplasty
(Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - February 9, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

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 Evide...
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - January 8, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Practice Profile of Practicing Plastic Surgeons: A 20-year Review of Plastic Surgery Statistics
CONCLUSIONS: Understanding the changing practice patterns of ABPS diplomates is essential to define the direction that our specialty is taking over time, and to guide program directors in plastic surgery on areas of focus for appropriate training of plastic surgeons.PMID:38145152 | PMC:PMC10745238 | DOI:10.1097/GOX.0000000000005486 (Source: Hand Surgery)
Source: Hand Surgery - December 25, 2023 Category: Surgery Authors: Kristof S Gutowski Emily S Chwa Joshua P Weissman Stuti P Garg Christopher J Simmons Keith E Brandt Arun K Gosain Source Type: research

Abdominal Hypertension after Abdominal Plication in Postbariatric Patients: The Consequence in the Postoperative Recovery
Conclusion Performing a 10-cm abdominal wall plication or greater represents a higher risk for intra-abdominal hypertension, slower general recovery, and possibly higher complication rate in patients who presented a lower degree of obesity (grade I) at the moment of the bariatric surgery.PMID:38143848 | PMC:PMC10736211 | DOI:10.1055/s-0043-1772587 (Source: Archives of Plastic Surgery)
Source: Archives of Plastic Surgery - December 25, 2023 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Authors: Martin Morales-Olivera Erik Hanson-Viana Armando Rodr íguez-Segura Marco A Rend ón-Medina Source Type: research