Men who have developed a hypertrophy (increase) in their breasts may experience a number of problems, mainly because aesthetics. There are surgical procedures to improve the appearance of the breasts, including, among other alternatives, subcutaneous mastectomy (removal of the entire breast glandular tissue) and liposuction (suction of fatty breast tissue level).
The best candidates for the procedure patients are mature enough to understand the procedure and have realistic expectations about the outcome. There are several different surgical techniques to reduce and shape the breasts. There are both risks and complications associated with the surgical procedure.
Surgical treatment of gynecomastia is an elective surgery. Alternative treatment would consist of not carrying out the intervention. In selected patients it can be made only liposuction to reduce breast size, while other cases require a subcutaneous mastectomy, or a combination of both procedures. Your plastic surgeon will advise on alternative in their best judgment applies to you, for you to assess. Risks and potential complications associated with all forms of surgical treatment.
Consultation with the anesthesiologist and the surgeon, and the preoperative examinations allow us to anticipate risks and complications of an intervention of gynecomastia.
Preoperative be observed slogans such as leaving the snuff and total eviction of taking aspirin. A rigorous postoperative follow-up is essential.
Risks are complications due to anesthesia or surgery, such as thromboembolic risk (phlebitis and pulmonary embolism), the appearance of a hematoma, infection of hemorrhage, necrosis aerola (exceptional), an default result and an unfavorable evolution of the scars.
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