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How Many Hours in the OR with an Abdominoplasty?

On average, how long does the tummy tuck take in the operating room? How long "under"? What's the range in hours (minimum time, maximum time)? Thank you!

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Tummy Tuck Surgical Time

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This varies greatly dependin on prior operations, things like hernias, surgeon experience, patient size (length from hip to hip, and ribs to pubic bone).  An average tt takes me about 3.5 to 4 hours.  Smaller ones 2 to 3, and larger ones ~4 to 5 hours


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