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Abstract

Body Contouring - Intramuscular Gluteal Augmentation Following Massive Weight Loss: A Pilot Study

Background: Buttock-contouring surgery is becoming increasingly popular in plastic surgery practice. Nowadays, there are two main options to achieve gluteal augmentation: gluteal implants and fat grafting.

Aim and objectives: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the technique of gluteoplasty using a silicon implant and its mentioned complications in the literature in an attempt to eliminate the taboo surrounding this procedure as a step to implement it on a larger scale.

Materials and methods: A pilot study was performed to analyze the outcomes of gluteal augmentation in massive weight loss patient.

Results: The study showed that the gluteal augmentation could be done for those patients either alone or with other modality of treatment (fat grafting) with an acceptable rate of complications.


Author(s):

Rami Makkar, Mohammed Ashraf,  Ahmed El-Naggar*



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