Wendy Chen, Jila Noori, Lin He, Chiaki Komatsu, Maxine R. Miller, Ian Rosner, Wensheng Zhang, Kira L. Lathrop, Joshua M. Barnett, Yong Wong, Bing Li, Mario G. Solari (+2 others)
2018 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Global Open  
= 30. Patients were also requested to evaluate their aesthetic results in a 5-scale climax (poor, fair, good, very good, excellent). RESULTS: Reduced waist circumference was recorded in all patients. Group I had a mean reduction of W.C. of 5cm (2cm to 12cm) (185 patients), Group II had a mean reduction of W.C. of 8.5cm (5-17cm) (20 patients) and Group III had a mean reduction of W.C. of 11cm (9-21cm) (3 patients) 75% of the patients marked their results as excellent, 15% as very good and 10%
more » ... d. CONCLUSION: It has been documented that men and women with large waist circumference have lower life expectancy. We describe an abdominoplasty technique which can specifically reduce waist circumference and could offer them important health benefits and probably lower mortality rates.
doi:10.1097/01.gox.0000546943.03467.1e fatcat:xxcyppsyz5apxafmcboqsdchya