Linea Chirurgia Plastyczna, Warsaw
Lumbar or general anesthesia, surgery, stay in the clinic for medical care and nursing care - three days, special clothes compression, the necessary dressings, sutures, checks to heal.
The optimal candidate: a patient with excess skin in the lower abdomen and a flexible skin with no stretch marks. During the operation, it is possible correction of simple muscle chasm. The best result is obtained in non-obese patients with a narrow pelvis. Necessary preoperative tests: blood type, morphology with differential, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, clotting time (APTT, INR, PT, Quick value), electrolytes, fasting plasma glucose, HBsAg, HCV, ECG for people over 50 years of age
Type of anesthesia: general or lumbar.
Duration: 2.5-4 hours depending on the extent of the surgery.
Stay in the clinic 1-3 days depending on the extent of the operation.
Recovery: a common occurrence varying degrees of swelling and bruising in the operated area. In the first few days are pain requiring use of oral analgesics. Most bruising disappears stirred for 10-14 days, and a variable degree of swelling usually persist 1-3 months after surgery. Using the shower is possible after removing the stitches. In most cases, after 10-14 days patient is recommended for massages accelerating reduction of swelling and shrinking of the skin improve.
Return to work: after 7-14 days, depending on the extent of the surgery.
Return to sexual activity: as above.
Back to sports: as above. In cases where the straight muscles adjusted gap is recommended to avoid carrying loads over 5 kg and intense exercise for 3 months. We recommend that you do not attend to the swimming pool for 2-3 weeks after surgery.
Checks after surgery: sutures week after surgery. Also recommended are visits at 1, 6 and 12 months - but they are not necessary.
The effects of operation: permanent providing maintenance of a fixed weight. The effect of surgery may be more or less destroyed by the pregnancy.