dermolipectomy

dermolipectomy

 [der″mo-lĭ-pek´to-me]
resection of excess skin and fat, usually from the abdomen.
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Ferreira, "Fat necrosis and dermolipectomy," Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol.
Adipose tissue samples were obtained from the subcutaneous abdominal depots of patients undergoing dermolipectomy at the Souz Multidisciplinary Clinic (Moscow, Russia), as part of a scientific agreement.
Since large pieces of skin are regularly available from routine surgical procedures (e.g., abdominal dermolipectomy), fresh human skin explants provide a very relevant model to study Langerhans cell (LC) biology in situ (Ouwehand et al., 2008, 2010; Jacobs et al., 2006; Lindenberg et al., 2013; Oosterhoff et al., 2013).
Human adult skin and gingiva were obtained after informed consent from patients undergoing abdominal dermolipectomy or wisdom tooth extraction, respectively, and used in an anonymous fashion in accordance with the "Code for Proper Use of Human Tissues" as formulated by the Dutch Federation of Medical Scientific Organizations (http://www.fmwv.nl) and following procedures approved by the institutional review board of the VU University Medical Center.
Ivo Pitanguy, a plastic surgeon from Brazil, introduced the term dermolipectomy and used methods of "dry