In the article “Gluteal Augmentation Techniques: A Comprehensive Literature Review,” the authors determined outcomes and complications of five different gluteoplasty techniques.1 Fifty-two studies from 1969 to 2015 were reviewed representing 7834 patients. The five gluteoplasty techniques reviewed included: gluteal augmentation with implants (n = 4781), autologous fat grafting (n = 2609), local flaps (n = 369), hyaluronic acid gel injection (n = 69), and local tissue rearrangement (n = 6). Gluteal augmentation with implants had a complication rate of 30.5% while autologous fat grafting had a 10.5% rate of complications. The complication rate of local flaps was 22% and the complication rate of hyaluronic acid gel injection was 39.1%. The authors should be recognized for the ambitious undertaking of accumulating and tabulating a variety of studies of different techniques and...

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