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129(6) CME – Body Contouring –Video 1 Abdominoplasty Overview

Video Author: Michele A. Shermak, MD
Published on: 05.24.2012
Associated with: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 129(6):963e-978e, June 2012

This video discusses the history, anatomy and technological evolution of abdominoplasty techniques, dating back to Dr. Kelly to contemporary lipo-abdominoplasty. From the “Body Contouring” CME, June 2012. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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