Improving the efficiency, ease, and efficacy of endoscopic abdominoplasty

Frank J. Ferraro, George P. Zavitsanos, Eric R. Van Buskirk, Robert D. Rehnke, Gregory L. Ruff, Edmond F. Ritter

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Endoscopic abdominoplasty is an appropriate procedure for a highly select patient population. This procedure is enhanced, and the goals are more readily achieved, by the use of a balloon dissector. Our cadaveric and subsequent clinical experience has proven this technique to be safe and cost effective.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)895-898
Number of pages4
JournalPlastic and reconstructive surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1997
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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