In abdominal surgery( Tummy Tuck ) in general is an increased risk of thrombosis, regardless of whether any preventive measures are done during and after the surgery or not.Thrombosis is a blood clot in the large veins that can occur after any surgical procedure.If a blood clot and a blood vessel dragged closes, it is called an embolism.Can be injected with a preventive anti-clotting agent, but this increases the tendency to bleed and can lead to a bleeding disorder.However, thrombosis can be prevented even with movement exercises.But also preparatory, accompanying or subsequent actions are not without risk.Infusions and injections, for example, can cause local infection and tissue damage, and transient, rarely lasting, causing nerve damage.
The bleeding during surgery can be avoided despite all due care and do not in rare cases, surgical haemostasis or required a blood transfusion.Minor bleeding occurred in form, they become self back within two to six weeks.However, it may be the case that a bruise or wound fluid must be removed surgically.
Very rarely are local infections, which can delay the healing process and must be supplied with antibiotics.A surgical operation such as a Abzessöffnung may be the result.Extremely rare but very dangerous and possibly even life-threatening complications include blood poisoning and inflammation of the general Unterhautfaszien.Moreover, can be infected despite careful controls, foreign blood and plasma derivatives with hepatitis viruses, HIV, or agents of BSW Creutzfeldt-Jakob agents.Such risks can be avoided by a self-blood transmission.If an infection develops or is not the skin in the treatment area sufficient blood supply, this may negatively influence the healing process.To prevent this, compression dressings are used.
The inevitable bruising, swelling and numbness of the skin recede gradually.The numbness comes because to be cut through skin, nerves during surgery.The bruising and swelling are usually returned after a few weeks.In the direct area of the scar may be permanent numbness.
By streamlining occurs in the first days after surgery, a strong feeling of tightness and soreness is normal to feel.This can be mated within a few days, while the tension persists four to six weeks.
By themselves are also back pressure damage to nerves or soft tissue sensitivity to disturbances and paralysis of the limbs and skin and tissue damage due to leakage, heat and disinfectant.In some cases it may be, however, that these complications may require prolonged treatment.A full recovery of nerve function is not always possible and also permanent scars may remain.