Surgical techniques and complex cases

Surgical techniques and complex cases

Surgical technique videos and case studies from our members
May 16, 2024

Post breast augmentation hematoma

Hello,  I would like to discuss this case a 28 year old lady, underwent bilateral breast augmentation, dual plane II, through IMF incision, using microtextured, extra-high profile , 485 cc. After a couple of days, she started to notice gradual swelling in the left breast. The swelling was uncomfortable rather than painful. On day 8, she came for follow-up. On examination, there was swelling in the left breast mainly upper pole, soft non-tender. there were bruises mainly in LIQ that started to change in color ( started to fade). US exam showed hematoma. Hb is 10. she is asymptomatic My question is: should I observe as long as she is asymptomatic   and then try to aspirate the hematoma once liquify,  or should I take her to the operating room for evacuation of hematoma to prevent complications such as infection, persistent asymmetry or capsular contracture?
Feb 22, 2023

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Case studies include: 

  • Matrix rotation with transposition for tumours at 6 o'clock in small non ptotic breasts
  • Breast reconstruction - Infection and recurrence
  • A bilateral TE-PU implant substitution and inframammary fold recon with our original technique with "sling" type running suture
  • How to efficiently perform SGAP flap based breast reconstruction
  • Bilateral periareolar SSM & immediate bilateral reconstruction with LD flap and simultaneous NAC tailoring
  • 2 stage breast reconstruction using Galaflex
  • Bilateral breast re-reduction with Galatea Mesh