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Rib Removal Surgery and The Misconception of Loss of Organ Protection

Rib removal surgery in the properly selected patient can remove the last anatomic barriers to inward reshaping of the sides of the waistline. While the name rib removal is what the surgery is called it actually consists of three specific tissue reduction strategies, fat removal (flank liposuction), muscle modification (lateral latissimus dorsi muscle removal) and Read More…

Understanding Rib Removal Surgery with 2D and 3D CT scans

Aesthetic rib removal surgery is done as the ultimate or final effort to create a narrow waistline by horizontal reduction. While effective in the properly selected patient, it is a body contouring procedure that is highly misunderstood. There are many myths or misconceptions about the procedure and it is prone to hyperbole by both patients Read More…

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