Gender surgery, chest operation in Warszawa

Lukas94

I am looking for a chest operation for men.

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Dr n. med. Lubomir Lembas

Dear Sir
beneth you will find the most important information regarding this type of surgery in my hands
Kind Regards,
Lubomir Lembas

Lubomir Lembas M.D., Ph.D.
Plastic surgeon
lubomir@lembas.pl

General information for transsexual female to male patients before undergoing mastectomy –
Prerequisite (before the legal change of gender): 1. 18 years old or older; 2. Two independent medical opinions with diagnosis: „transsexual female to male”; 3. Started hormone-therapy.
It is recommended to stop testosterone medication for even longer than the time between two consecutive dozes (one of the methods to prevent haematoma);
Kind of anaesthesia: general anaesthesia;
Duration of the surgery: 3 – 4 h;
Stay at the hospital: 1 day;
Check up appointments:
The 1st postoperative day: general check up, removal of drains (if inserted), dressing if necessary, discharge form the hospital;
After 1 week (very much necessary): general check up, partial removal of stitches;
After 2 weeks (necessary): general check up, removal of the rest sutures (wound is hilled);
After 12 months (optional): final check up;
Any time if necessary;
Medicines:
Commonly available painkillers;
Pressure garment: 1 month day and night
The recovery time:
The early recovery time – 2 weeks;
Coming back to mental work and driving cars after 1-2 weeks;
Physical exercises are not recommended earlier than 4-6 weeks after surgery;
Playing sport after 6 weeks;
No sunbathe of the scar during 1 year;
Care of the wound/ scar:
Do not touch until stitches are totally removed;
After removal of stitches only greasing (commonly available grease ointment);
2 weeks later optional silicone sticking tape or silicone ointment;
Trade offs: mild pain, swelling, bruising, less sensibility of the skin around the scar, scar itself, the mastectomy is irreversible
Surgical complications can occur:
Hematoma - demands extra surgery; fluid collection in the wound; infection - demands antibiotics, drainage; prolonged healing – demands extra check ups and dressings; bad scar; necrosis of nipple areola complex; under-correction; significant asymmetry.
General medical complications connected with general anaesthesia (not listed here)

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