PURPOSE :

Removal of excess fat tissue and flabby skin from the arm and thigh areas.

INDICATIONS:

Flabby skin in the arm and/or thigh areas due to weight loss or aging; reduction of this skin is resistant to physical therapy and/or exercise.

PROCEDURES :

anesthesia : local or general
procedure:the incision is made in a natural skin fold to obtain good cosmetic effects, which in big part depend on the characteristics of the skin of each individual. There is usually considerable scarring in the operated area, but the final cosmetic effects tend to be good.In the case of excessive fat tissue we can also perform liposuction (see liposuction).

POST OPERATIVE CARE :

Compression bandages on the operated area. Stitches are removed 7-10 days after the procedure.

POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS:

hematomas, infection

LENGTS OF TIME PATIENT MUST REMAIN AFTER THE PROCEDURE:

1 day

TIME NEED FOR RECUPERATION:

The patient can resume normal function after about 2 weeks. Stitches are removed 7-10 days after the procedure

PRE-OPEERATIVE PREPARATION:

None

REQUIRED TEST :

bleeding time, clotting time

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Contraindications are the same as those for general surgical procedures.

COST:

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