panniculectomy


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panniculectomy

 [pah-nik″u-lek´to-me]
surgical excision of the abdominal apron of superficial fat in the obese.

pan·nic·u·lec·to·my

(pă-nik'yū-lek'tŏ-mē),
Surgical excision of redundant paniculus adiposus, usually of the abdomen.
[panniculus + G. ektomē, a cutting out]

panniculectomy

/pan·nic·u·lec·to·my/ (pah-nik″u-lek´tah-me) surgical excision of the abdominal apron of superficial fat in the obese.

panniculectomy

(pə-nĭk′yə-lĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of superficial fat of the abdomen.

pan·nic·u·lec·to·my

(pă-nik'yū-lek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical excision of abdominal subcutaneous fat.
[panniculus + G. ektomē, a cutting out]
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The decision to perform a panniculectomy was made originally by me before starting surgery, at which time I would obtain informed consent," Dr.
I am the only attending that does these procedures; [patients] understand that if they come in labor and I'm not available, they would not be getting a panniculectomy," he said.
Notably, the women in this series who underwent panniculectomy had significantly greater BMIs--a mean of 54 vs.
Of the 30 women who underwent modified panniculectomy at the time of cesarean section, there was one operative site infection that required readmission.
There was a nonsignificant difference in operative time, with a mean of 66 minutes with a panniculectomy compared with 63 minutes for cesarean section alone.