Editorial Comment on “Lipoabdominoplasty: The Saldanha Technique”

      Over the last decade in the minds of many plastic surgeons, the term “lipoabdominoplasty” has increasingly become synonymous with Dr Osvaldo Saldanha's technique. I have had the pleasure of writing a discussion of an article in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery about his technique, and I refer the reader to it for my in-depth analysis.
      • Aly A.
      Lipoabdominoplasty [discussion].
      On reading “Lipoabdominoplasty: The Saldanha technique” for this issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery, I note that, as I have observed over the years, Dr Saldanha has further refined his technique and has made it easier to understand. I personally have used his technique, with a few modifications to suit my needs, and have found it to be an excellent addition to my armamentarium, especially in the patient who has a thick panniculus on presentation.
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      Reference

        • Aly A.
        Lipoabdominoplasty [discussion].
        Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009; 124: 943-945