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Breast reduction

Breast reduction surgery or reduction mammoplasty is an operative procedure that removes a greater amount of tissue in the breast. This operation is done for aesthetic and functional reasons. A person with large breasts often suffers from neck pain and back pain, difficulty when moving, cannot play sports and has inflammation of the skin under the breasts. It also leaves impact on spine and occurrence of pain in neck. 

Breast reduction surgery

About the procedure

In most cases, breast reduction surgery is done for health reasons. Breasts weigh more than 400 grams and can cause neck pain and back pain, stress on your spine and give rise to osteoporosis. After consulting a physician, each patient is carefully examined, the chest is measured and a basic assessment is given. During breast reduction surgery in the Poliklinika Bagatin we use a technique called vertical Breast reduction - mammoplasty.

Am I a candidate?

Healthy patients with the objective expectation of procedure results, with an understanding of the advantages and disadvantages are good candidates for breast reduction surgery regimentation.

How do you prepare?

Come to the interview and consultation at the Polyclinic Bagatin where they are prepared to talk about your health. You need to talk about diseases that you suffered from, the current state of health, allergies to medications, breast biopsies, and medications you are taking. It is important to provide complete information. Tell Dr. Bagatin if you are planning to go on a drastic diet, especially if you notice that your breasts reduced from your diet. Maybe the  doctor will recommend you to first stabilize the weight, and then come to surgery. The doctor will recommend  that you make a basic mammogram prior to the operation, and other mammography examinations a year after the surgery. The previously described examinations can detect any future changes in tissue. After breast reduction you will still exam breasts by yourself. Breast reduction surgery will reduce the chance of breast cancer.

Six weeks before the procedure it is necessary to stop smoking. Two weeks prior to the operation  stop taking aspirins, herbal supplements or any other supplements, and certain medications that inhibit the formation of inflammation, because their contents can cause significant bleeding.

12 to 24 hours before the procedure: make sure to use antibacterial soap and let the foam of the antibacterial soap remain for about 10 minutes on the part of the body that will undergo surgery in the evening, the day before of the procedure, and in the morning. Scrub the breast and underarm area with antibacterial soap thoroughly.
Eight hours before the surgery: Do not eat or drink, remove all jewelry, remove nail polish on hands and feet.

During the procedure

Breast reduction surgery lasts  four to six hours, after which you will  be taken to the recovery room until the next morning. There is the possibility of installing small drains on each side of the chest for one night, breasts will be wrapped with an elastic bandage.

Recovery time

Every surgical procedure carries certain risks, such as risks of anesthesia, infection, bleeding and swelling. These complications occur rarely and can usually be avoided. The Poliklinika Bagatin have modern anesthetic apparatus which drastically reduces the risk of the operation. Thousands of women annually perform the procedure of increasing or raising breast successfully and are very pleased with the results. Our team is taking all possible measures in order to reduce any risk to a minimum. However, very often the responsibility for avoiding the risk lies in you. During the consultation Dr. Bagatin will explain to you the risks of surgery in details.

Package

The package includes: medical reimbursement for work, anesthesia, operating room, equipment and special equipment room in Poliklinika Bagatin for short stay and routine medications for patients who have undergone the procedure. The package price includes post-operative examination.

The package does not include: the price of the basic preoperative examination and blood test, ECG, chest X-ray as well as examination by an internist, cost for more nights, the stress test, the costs prior to admission to the Poliklinika Bagatin, telephone charges, medicines that you take at home, consultations with other specialists, such as a specialist in diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure, thyroid, allergy medicine, heart medicine, etc.

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