Decrease in Seroma Rate After Adopting Progressive Tension Sutures Without Drains: A Single Surgery Center Experience of 451 Abdominoplasties Over 7 Years
Dr. Kwon Publishes Article With Aesthetic Surgery Journal Discussing Body Contouring And Abdominoplasty
Abdominoplasty is the fourth most common aesthetic surgical procedure in the United States, according to statistics released by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in 2014. This procedure is gaining in interest and certainly represents a large portion of plastic surgery practice. Despite mounting evidence that the use of drains in abdominoplasty may actually have higher seroma rates, many surgeons are reluctant to change their practice of using drains to adopting a procedure that eliminates their use.
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