I have a genetic called protein s defiency..I want to get butt implants and I want to know if it is ok to take lovenox after the surgery to prevent clotting or will it make me bleed more with implant..and is it still ok for me to have the surgery even though I have the protein s defiency..the surgeon I talked to recommends lovenox after 48 hrs after the sugery but my hematologist wants me to start right after surgery..what do you think..
Is it Okay To Get Butt Implants With Protein S Defiency? Can I Take Lovenox After?
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Plastic Surgery in Patient with Protein S Deficiency
Hello and thank you for the question.
Protein S defiency is a condition associated with thrombosis or abnormal ( and overaggressive blood clotting). Prior to consideration for buttock implant surgery you would require clearance by a hematologist as well as a post-operative protocol which would likely include low molecular weight heparin.
Glenn Vallecillos, M.D., F.A.C.S.
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