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Category: Hernia Repair

Body Contouring Along With Hernia Repair

Posted On: June 19, 2017 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

I evaluated a female who was looking to have a body contouring makeover. During the consultation, she stated she wanted to have her abdomen, hips  inner and outer thighs shaped. During the examination we identified that her abdomen between the breast bone and the belly button was weakened.  After confirming this with a general surgeon we […]

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Body Contouring of Abdomen and Breast

Posted On: December 30, 2015 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Back in July, 2015 I was presented a patient looking to enhance her shape by lifting her breast and contouring the abdomen. During the consultation and examination we detected two weak spots in the abdominal wall, which she stated, she was having pain during certain activities or in certain positions.  We discussed her expectation and agreed […]

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Multiple Body Reconstructions Beverly Hills

Posted On: March 12, 2013 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

MULTIPLE BODY RECONSTRUCTIONS The patient presents with severe Baker IV capsular contracture, painful breast deformity with bilateral breast implants presented over 15 years ago by a different surgeon.  She also has multiple abdominal wall hernias both epigastric and umbilical and incisional status post midline laparotomy for 11 ulcerations in her gastric region.  The patient underwent […]

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Combined Plastic and General Surgery in Beverly Hills

Posted On: December 09, 2012 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Although the majority of Board Certified Plastic Surgeons have training in general surgery, there are surgical procedures that we perform that I believe would be better for the patient to have a combined plastic and general surgeon in the operating room.  Today, we are performing an abdominal wall reconstruction.  The patient has an epigastric hernia […]

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Massive Abdominal Pannus

Posted On: November 20, 2012 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

MASSIVE ABDOMINAL PANNUS  WITH VENTRAL EPIGASTRIC AND UMBILICAL HERNIA REPAIR The patient is a 45-year-old African-American female presenting from out of state with significant abdominal wall protrusion.  On examination, it was very evident that she had a significant hernia, both in the upper epigastric area as well as the umbilicus.  As a result, the patient […]

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Total Male Makeover

Posted On: February 14, 2012 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

STATUS POST MASSIVE WEIGHT LOSS The patient to the left presents with massive weight loss, weighing over 340 pounds, having had a laparoscopic banding procedure (gastric bypass surgery), lost over 140 pounds, now weighs 200 pounds even. He has massive amounts of skin from the chest area extending to the lateral breast and extending down […]

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Abdominoplasties with Concurrent Hernia Repairs

Posted On: October 27, 2011 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Recently, the patient presented with a very large periumbilical lower abdominal epigastric hernia combined with significant amounts of abdominal skin laxity.  This patient will require both a concurrent epigastric umbilical hernia repair with our general surgeon at the same time as the elective panniculectomy/abdominoplasty.  Patients who present with hernias should be seen by general surgeons […]

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