Belt lipectomy is a surgical procedure that combines the removal of excess skin and subcutaneous fat in the lower abdomen, hips, lower back and buttocks. The incision is positioned in the lower abdomen and back to remain hidden in the underwear. Previous abdominal and back surgeries may reduce the effect of the surgery. In women, after a cesarean section, the surgical scar can be performed on the existing one. To help drain excess blood and fluid, drainage may be provided.
Duration: four to six hours.
Anesthesia: general endotracheal
Hospital stay: It is necessary to stay in a health institution with open hospital beds - 2 days.
Side effects: Temporary discomfort, pain, swelling, bruising, altered skin sensitivity and others described in the informed consent.
Postoperative complications: Infection. Bleeding. Necrosis. Keloids. Pulmonary embolism.
The patient can return to work after 2 weeks. Exercise involving the abdominal muscles can begin after 6 weeks. The fading of the scars takes from 3 months to 1 year, sometimes more. The new look of a tight and flat stomach will be maintained provided that you maintain your figure and weight relatively constantly.