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What are the risks of the abdominoplasty surgery procedure?

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Dr. Tom Pousti
Surgery - Plastics
7 doctors agree

In brief: Many...

The majority of complications that may occur with tummy tuck surgery occur within the first 2 weeks.
These may include deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, infection, bleeding, and even death. Other types of complications such as superficial incision line healing problems ( wound healing problems) may occur during the first 2 months after the procedure is performed.

In brief: Many...

The majority of complications that may occur with tummy tuck surgery occur within the first 2 weeks.
These may include deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, infection, bleeding, and even death. Other types of complications such as superficial incision line healing problems ( wound healing problems) may occur during the first 2 months after the procedure is performed.
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Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many

Apart from possible anesthesia complications, the surgical complications include, but not limited to, the following > infection, thick scars, collections of fluid and or blood, unevenness, loss of skin, loss of naval, unsatisfactory results, lumpy ("dog ear") skin deformities, entry in to the abdomen, need for corrective surgeries etc.

In brief: Many

Apart from possible anesthesia complications, the surgical complications include, but not limited to, the following > infection, thick scars, collections of fluid and or blood, unevenness, loss of skin, loss of naval, unsatisfactory results, lumpy ("dog ear") skin deformities, entry in to the abdomen, need for corrective surgeries etc.
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Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Any Surgery Has Risk

Be sure to speak to a board certified plastic surgeon to discuss your goals, find out if a tummy tuck is right for you and help you determine whether the risk is acceptable.
Surgical technique and anesthesia options can help reduce risk, so be sure to note all of your concerns during consultations. Risks and complications associated with a tummy tuck would include: scarring, seroma, hematoma, asym

In brief: Any Surgery Has Risk

Be sure to speak to a board certified plastic surgeon to discuss your goals, find out if a tummy tuck is right for you and help you determine whether the risk is acceptable.
Surgical technique and anesthesia options can help reduce risk, so be sure to note all of your concerns during consultations. Risks and complications associated with a tummy tuck would include: scarring, seroma, hematoma, asym
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