Would a tummy tuck and muscle repair help me and would I still be a good candidate despite previous surgeries? (photo)
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Plan tummy tuck with transplant surgeon too
Would a tummy tuck and muscle repair help me and would I still be a good candidate despite previous surgeries?
Based on your pictures, you may have a good result. See an experienced plastic surgeon as your scars need to be considered.
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Tummy tuck after previous surgeries
You will need a modified tummy tuck given your existing scars. You probably need a pre-op ultrasound to locate the transplant and protect it during surgery. Most important, your plastic surgeon needs to examine you, plan surgery carefully and get written permission from your nephrologist and transplant surgery. The worst outcome would be a good tummy tuck result but a damaged transplant. Best wishes/
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