2015
DOI: 10.4103/0974-2077.172189
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Complications associated with medial thigh lift: A comprehensive literature review

Abstract: Medial contouring of the thigh is frequently requested to improve appearance and function of medial thigh deformities, following massive weight loss or aging process. This surgical procedure can be associated with a significant rate of complications. Our aim was to consider the complications and outcomes according to the performed technique, through a wide and comprehensive review of the literature. A search on PubMed/Medline was performed using “medial thighplasty”, “medial thigh lifting” and “technique” as k… Show more

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“…A retrospective study was performed with data of 24 patients who had undergone post‐bariatric upper arm lift or upper thigh lift surgery from January 2017 to June 2018 at our Department for Plastic and Aesthetic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery at AGAPLESION Markus Hospital at Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The surgical techniques of upper arm lifting and thigh lifting are well known and well described elsewhere . The patients included 22 women and 2 men.…”
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“…A retrospective study was performed with data of 24 patients who had undergone post‐bariatric upper arm lift or upper thigh lift surgery from January 2017 to June 2018 at our Department for Plastic and Aesthetic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery at AGAPLESION Markus Hospital at Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The surgical techniques of upper arm lifting and thigh lifting are well known and well described elsewhere . The patients included 22 women and 2 men.…”
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“…Complications associated with brachioplasty include nerve injury. 1 The medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve is the most common nerve injury encountered with brachioplasty. 1 Injury to other nerves is uncommon.…”
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“…1 The medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve is the most common nerve injury encountered with brachioplasty. 1 Injury to other nerves is uncommon. 1,2 To the author's knowledge, postbrachioplasty multiple (median, ulnar, radial and medial antebrachial) nerve injury has not been previously reported.…”
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“…Focusing on the vascular role of the periosteum in bone regeneration, some evidences underline how it is fundamental to guarantee an environment suitable for regeneration. Although there is a consensus on the use of ALT as a reference strip to cover the loss of substance, there are several alternatives proposed in the literature [7,11].…”
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