نوع مقاله : Original Article(s)
1 دانشیار، گروه جراحی، دانشکدهی پزشکی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
2 دانشجوی پزشکی، دانشکدهی پزشکی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
3 کارشناس ارشد اپیدمیولوژی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Background: Abdominoplasty is going to be performed in combination with other procedures and it is suggested that such combined procedures may raise the risk of postoperative complications. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of complications in patients underwent abdominoplasty operation.Methods: In a descriptive study, a total of 100 patients who underwent abdominoplasty in hospitals in Isfahan, Iran during 6 years were assessed.Finding: The mean age of petients was 34.3 ± 8.5 years and 77% of them were women. 37% of the patients had one and more complication after the surgery. Wound infection was 2 patients (2%), ischemia in 3, hematoma in 3, seroma in 35, decreased sensation at the site of surgery in 26 and scar in 20 patients were seen. There was not any case of emboli or thromboemboli.Conclusion: According to increasing use of abdominoplasty in recent decades, we encountered too many complications of this kind of surgery. Thus, the patient must be educated about serious complications of this surgery before accepting it.