Neoumbilical Reconstruction as an Adjuvant Procedure in Abdominoplasty
Journal of Surgery
Volume 4, Issue 1-1, January 2016, Pages: 16-18
Received: Sep. 3, 2015; Accepted: Sep. 6, 2015; Published: Sep. 17, 2015
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Emad K. Bayumi, Crimean Medical Academy named after S.I. Georgievsky Crimean Federal University named after V.I. Vernadsk, Crimea, Russia
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Abstract
Introduction: Neo-umbilicus construction is usually needed post abdominoplasty and in some techniques the umbilicus needs resection after repeated abdominoplasty. There are many techniques for umbilical reconstruction and the common objective of all these techniques is to create a new umbilicus that looks natural in terms of location, size and depth. The author in this study described a new and simple technique for umbilical reconstruction. Patients and methods: The present study included 50 cases who were subjected to abdominoplasty and neo-umbilicoplasty in Crimean Medical Academy named after S.I. Georgievsky Crimean Federal University named after V.I. Vernadsk Russia in department of general and gastrointestinal surgery. The study started from January 2010 to may 2015. End points: The primary end point of the study was the aesthetic appearance of the new umbilicus and the second end point was patient satisfaction of the operative outcome. Results: Over 50 cases of abdominoplasty we performed reconstruction of the umbilicus with a new and simple technique. There were 40 females and 10 males with age ranging from 28 to 52 years with the mean value as 40 ± 7.35 years. Conclusion: The technique for reconstruction of the umbilicus presented in the present study is a simple technique without complications, with long term success and good aesthetic appearance The new constructed umbilicus exhibits appropriate features of both depth and size and avoids the appearance of scarring and secondary stenosis.
Keywords
Neoumbilical Reconstruction, Abdominoplasty, New Technique
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Emad K. Bayumi, Neoumbilical Reconstruction as an Adjuvant Procedure in Abdominoplasty, Journal of Surgery. Special Issue: Abdominal Surgery: Toward the Best. Vol. 4, No. 1-1, 2016, pp. 16-18. doi: 10.11648/j.js.s.2016040101.14
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