Brazilian butt lift and sickle cell trait?
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Cosmetic Surgery with Sickle cell trait
Sickle Cell Trait and BBL
I have had many sickle cell trait patients and with no additional complications or problems as compared to other patients with Lipo and BBL.
Below is an article that most journals quote when discussing the surgical risk for Sickle Cell Trait.
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The Sickle Cell Trait and Surgical ComplicationsA Matched-Pair Patient AnalysisStephen A. Atlas
JAMA. 1974;229(8):1078-1080. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230460028015.
I wish you well on your BBL journey and a safe recovery,
James McAdoo DO FACOS
- AOA Dual Board Certified General and Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon
- Microsurgery Fellowship
- 33,000 OR cases
- 10,000 BBLs
- 20 years experience
BBL with a sickle cell trait.
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