Aesthetic Plast Surg 2022 Apr 8;46(2):786-794. Epub 2021 Oct 8.
UOC Chirurgia Plastica, Dipartimento per la Salute della Donna, del Bambino e di Sanità Pubblica, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario "Agostino Gemelli" IRCCS, Università Cattolica del "Sacro Cuore", Largo A. Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy.
Background: Many types of brachioplasty techniques have been described in the literature, and the main focus has been scar aesthetics, reproducibility and safety. Little attention has been given to other two aspects of the procedure: overall aesthetic with a focus on the torso-brachial angle and on the lymphatic distress related to the procedure. In this paper, we described a novel technique of brachioplasty called lipobrachiopexy, a lymph-sparing procedure which includes tendon suspension suture to improve cosmetics . Read More