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How do they close the skin on obese person c section?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Very carefully...

Obesity poses significant problems and risks for both mother and infant.
After a cesarean (which is very likely with increasing maternal obesity), the task of closing the abdominal incision is tall and best left to experienced surgeons. En-mass closure of the abdominal wall and reinforced extra layer of closure for the subcutaneous tissues are necessary in most such cases.

In brief: Very carefully...

Obesity poses significant problems and risks for both mother and infant.
After a cesarean (which is very likely with increasing maternal obesity), the task of closing the abdominal incision is tall and best left to experienced surgeons. En-mass closure of the abdominal wall and reinforced extra layer of closure for the subcutaneous tissues are necessary in most such cases.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: Same way...

...They close any c-section. There is no difference.

In brief: Same way...

...They close any c-section. There is no difference.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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