Cases in Abdominoplasty

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Abdominoplasty - Case 15

Thursday, February 26, 2015, 9:46 PM
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This is a 30 year-old woman with significant abdominal wall laxity following two previous pregnancies.  Both children were delivered by C-section.  She presents with a recent weight loss of 30 lbs.  Her maximum weight was 162 lbs.  When seen at her first appointment she was 5' 3" and weighed 112 lbs. for a calculated body ... read more


Abdominoplasty - Case 14

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This is a 49 year-old woman with two previous pregnancies carried to term.  The first baby weighed in at over 10 lbs. and the  patient gained some 80 - 90 lbs. during that pregnancy. At 5' 5" and 167 lbs., her maximum weight ever was 196 lbs.  She has a calculated body mass index of ... read more


Abdominoplasty - Case 13

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This is a 33 year-old woman with two previous pregnancies both delivered by C-section.  At 5' 7.5", her maximum weight was 199lbs.  At her initial office visit she was at 178 lbs. for a calculated body mass index of 28.  She underwent a full abdominoplasty with liposelection of the hips and flanks and is seen ... read more


Abdominoplasty - Case 12

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This is a 42 year-old woman with two previous pregnancies carried to term.  Her major complaint was that she always looked pregnant.  She delivered fairly large babies vaginally and subsequently underwent a vaginal hysterectomy.  She has had no previous abdominal surgery.  At 5' 2" and 128 lbs., she has a calculated body mass index of ... read more


Abdominoplasty - Case 11

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This 42 year-old woman with two previous pregnancies has recently lost some 50 lbs.  Her maximum weight was 214 lbs. and when seen on the first office visit was 5' 2" and 162 lbs. for a calculated body mass index of 30.  Pre-operatively, at my urging, she lost another 22 lbs. and at the time ... read more


Abdominoplasty - Case 10

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53 year-old woman with recent 50 lb. weight loss.  She is now 5' 3" and currently 143 lbs. for a calculated body mass index of 27.  She has had two previous pregnancies and an abdominal hysterectomy as well a laparoscopic tubal ligation which was complicated by a post-op wound infection requiring wide opening of the abdominal ... read more


Abdominoplasty - Case 9

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34 year-old woman with one previous pregnancy.  At 5' 4" and 151 lbs., she has a calculated body mass index of 26.  She is seen about 10 months following a full abdominoplasty and vaser-assisted liposelection of abdomen, hips, inner and outer thighs.... read more


Abdominoplasty - Case 8

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This is a 48 year-old woman with two previous pregnancies. At 5' 7" and 142 lbs., she has a calculated body mass index of 22.  Previous abdominal surgery was two C-sections.  She is seen here at six months post-op full abdominoplasty with a free-float umbilicoplasty.  The umbilicus was allowed to sit lower on the abdominal wall ... read more


Abdominoplasty - Case 7

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This is a 37 year-old woman with three (3) previous pregnancies all delivered by C-section. She is 5' 4" and 124 lbs. for a calculated body mass index of 21.  She is seen here at 13 months following a conventional full abdominoplasty with umbilical translocation and vaser-assisted liposelection of hips and thighs as well as ... read more


Abdominoplasty - Case 6

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This is a 43 year-old woman with one previous pregnancy with twins. With a recent weight loss of 50 lbs., she is now at 5' 4" and 148 lbs., and has a calculated body mass index of 26.  The only previous abdominal surgery was a laparoscopic tubal ligation. Seen here at eight months following a ... read more