Apronectomy | definition of apronectomy by Medical dictionary
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Surgical excision of a redundant and dependent panniculus adiposus of the abdominal wall, which is commonly called an apron.
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"He went to the doctors in February about having this apronectomy
because he's got a lot of loose skin that you can't lose from training - you have to have it removed.
However, due to his incredible weight loss, Daniel says he still has lots of loose skin and is waiting to hear if he can have an operation - known as an apronectomy
- on the NHS.
So only now, after an operation - called an apronectomy
- to cut 10lbs of floppy skin from his body, he feels he has reached the end of his journey from fat to fab.
So in January 2003, Vicky's GP referred her to a specialist at Selly Oak Hospital and a date was set for an apronectomy
- major surgery to remove extra stomach skin.