Internal tissue adhesive approved

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first tissue adhesive for internal use.


Combined liposuction/tummy tuck offers best of both procedures

A combined technique of liposuction and tummy tuck—designed to reduce surgical trauma—provides excellent patient outcomes with a low complication rate, reports a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open, ...


Factors affecting weight loss after abdominoplasty identified

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing abdominoplasty, weight loss is associated with having a preoperative body mass index ≥24.5 kg/m² and is attributed to increased satiety in most patients, according to a study published ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

ACOG: Abdominoplasty plus hysterectomy deemed safe

(HealthDay) -- Data from a case series of 65 patients indicate that combining abdominoplasty and hysterectomy is safe and effective, according to a study presented at the annual clinical meeting of the American College of ...