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Revista de cirugía

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DANILLA E., Stefan et al. Augmentation gluteoplasty with silicone implants with XYZ technique. Rev. cir. [online]. 2019, vol.71, n.1, pp.35-41. ISSN 2452-4557.


Describing the clinical features, demographics features, outcomes and complications from a serie of patients underwent buttock augmentation with silicone implants with XYZ technique.

Material and Methods:

Retrospective case series of patients underwent buttock augmentation with intramuscular technique. It Is described the surgical technique, demographics data, comorbidities and post operative complications.


Since December 2014 to June 2017 were operated 19 patients. The most frecuent complication was wound dehiscence, it was present in 5 patients. One patient had a postoperative hematoma. Two patients presented seroma. One patient presented implant rotation. One patient left controls after removal the suture in the sixth week. None of patients needed revisional procedures. None of patients presented wound infection. None of patients presented extrusión or implant removal.


The XYZ technique is a efective method to aesthetic and reconstructive treatment of buttock area, especially in patientes without a suficient donor area to fat graft. The complications described are accord with literatura, that is why buttock augmentation with intramuscular silicone implant is recomended as a reproducible and safe technique.

Keywords : buttock; esthetic; gluteoplasty; implants; silicone.

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