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Abdominoplasty Combined with Cesarean Section: Discussion of the Evidence

  • Teri E. BennEmail author
  • Carlos E. Spera

Abstract

Many women are interested in having abdominoplasty performed at the time of cesarean section. Women would like to remove the excess skin and stretch marks that form during pregnancy. Abdominoplasty has been combined with gynecologic procedures and appears to be safe. Therefore, a literature review was done to investigate the data regarding the combination of abdominoplasty and cesarean section. A literature search was performed on combined gynecologic surgery and abdominoplasty. Combining abdominoplasty with other gynecologic procedures seems to have different risks and aesthetic outcomes than when combined with cesarean section.

Keywords

Cesarean Section Cesarean Delivery Excess Skin Acceptable Safety Profile Gynecologic Procedure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyFemcare OB-GYN c/o Teri BennMiamiUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNova Southeastern UniversityFort LauderdaleUSA

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