Assessment of Tissue Perfusion Following Conventional Liposuction of Perforator-Based Abdominal Flaps.
- Zeynep Deniz Akdeniz Doğan,
- Bülent Saçak,
- Doğuş Yalçın,
- Özgür Pilancı,
- Fatma Betül Tuncer,
- Özhan Çelebiler
Arch Plast Surg 2017 Mar 15;44(2):109-116. Epub 2017 Mar 15.
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.
Background: The effect of liposuction on the perforators of the lower abdominal wall has been investigated in several studies. There are controversial results in the literature that have primarily demonstrated the number and patency of the perforators. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of liposuction on the perfusion of perforator-based abdominal flaps using a combined laser-Doppler spectrophotometer (O2C, Oxygen to See, LEA Medizintechnik). Read More