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The Minimal Access Cranial Suspension Lift : a Systematic Review of Literature 18 years after its Introduction

10 monthes ago   |   By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Background: One of the most popular short-scar rhytidectomy techniques used nowadays is the MACS lift developed by Tonnard and Vaerpele. The technique uses purse-string sutures in combination with limited skin undermining to obtain a clear vertical tissue repositioning.Since its introduction, the technique has extensively been described and used around the world by facial plastic surgeons. Now, 18 years after its introduction, a systematic review concerning the results and complications of the MACS lift is presented to establish its current position in facial rejuvenation.
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