Drains + Panniculectomy

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Panniculectomy , drains?? How can a doctor know before surgery that I won't need drains? (photo)

I went to see a PS at Upstate Medical. He described the Panniculectomy procedure to me. He explained, because I have a low belly button, he will have... READ MORE

Do I have a hernia or did surgery get messed up? Had a Panniculectomy 6/9, it looked great until my drains were removed. (photo)

I can't turn certain ways lift & run. I'm very lg & sore, but yet numb in areas.I can't feel my BB or around it yet. I know i am still healing but,... READ MORE

In Pain on my Right Side Drain and Right Side Thigh Area,what Could It Be.had Panniuectomy Only Last Friday.

In pain on my right side drain and right side thigh area,what could it be.had panniuectomy,not abdominoplasty bottom of stomach is numb when I touched... READ MORE

Do I have to wear binder after panniculectomy & breast reduction? It's causing a lot of pain & cutting off circulation to thighs

I am 6 days post op and wore the binder home that they gave me in hospital. I came home day two with 2 drains one fell out day 3 went in nurse... READ MORE

9 weeks since my Panniculectomy and still swollen. Will my swelling ever go down?

I had a panni done on 5/20/2014 and I was flat for 2 weeks, then I started swelling at the bottom of my stomach. My drains were in for 7 weeks, which... READ MORE

Isn't the placement of surgical drains standard of care following a panniculectomy?

My brother had panniculectomy after weight loss surgery? No drains were placed. He had 200 cc pulled off with needle , then a liter, then 1200 cc,... READ MORE

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