One common body contouring surgery is the removal of the excess of skin at the anterior abdomen, as well as repairing the weakness of the abdominal muscles due to widening of the linea alba tendon.
Most patients are candidates to remove the hanging suprapubical apron and also the saggy vertical excess of the anterior abdominal skin by means of an extended subcutaneous undermining of the entire anterior abdominal wall, and finally receiving full muscular repair by plication sutures of the linea alba to join the rectus muscles again at the midline; this is accomplished by means of resection of a horizontal skin and fat island located at the lower abdomen and adjusted to the maximum acceptable tension closure of the anterior abdominal flap, including within any suprapubical hanging apron, with an incision spanning from one hip to the other hip following the suprapubical crease and its lateral extensions plus one within the belly button.
However some patients may suffer also a massive excess of skin in the horizontal axis of the abdomen, thus obtaining benefit of the removal of another island of skin and fat but of vertical design, with an incision spanning from the upper abdomen between the breasts and running along the midline of the anterior abdominal wall reaches the pubical crease to meet the aforementioned horizontal incision.
This technique addresses both the muscular issues plus the vertical and horizontal excess of skin of the anterior abdominal wall.
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