Removal + Panniculectomy

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Do They Have to Remove Your Belly Button for Insurance to Cover a Panniculectomy? (photo)

Years ago after loosing all my weight, my weight loss doc came to me about having the panniculectomy. He informed me & my husband that insurance... READ MORE

Will a compression garment help reduce swelling after a panniculectomy? Do they normally wait till tube removal? (photos)

My surgeon took my compression garment away 1 day post op. I have read reviews where pts are still wearing them months after their procedure. READ MORE

BMI is at 32; Does that qualify me for a panicculectomy skin removal?

I'm 28 yrs old and have had a gastric bypass I have lost 125 lbs and have big bones my BMI is 32 and if had 3 kids long before the bypass and not... READ MORE

I had a mesh and total stomach reconstruction. Any suggestions?

In 2008 and it left me with a large pannus. Now it is causing rashes back problems. I am afraid to have large pannus removed because of mesh . I do... READ MORE

Pannectomy with belly button (navel) removed too?

I have had one consultation with a surgeon. He said he wanted to do the pannectomy and pull the skin down from the top "real tight" to the bottom and... READ MORE

Can panniculectomy be done to remove apron of fat resulting from Cushing's disease?

I have an apron of fat as a result of Cushing's disease. This is not loose hanging skin. It is an apron of fat. Is it possible to have a... READ MORE

What code could the doctor use to get treatment?

I have had weight loss surgery, but now have lympadema or lymphitis. MY inner thigh and apron hang to my right knee. The hospital submitted the... READ MORE

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