panniculus

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panniculus

[pə′nik·yə·ləs]
(anatomy)
A membrane or layer.
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We found that women who underwent panniculectomy at the time of cesarean section were less likely to have significant wound complications than controls that did not undergo panniculectomy," Dr.
He and his coinvestigators conducted a chart review during 2004 that included 30 morbidly obese patients who underwent incidental panniculectomy during cesarean section and a control group of 29 morbidly obese women who underwent a cesarean section without a panniculectomy.
In addition her excess abdominal skin was extensive enough to require panniculectomy.
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The most popular procedures included, among others, panniculectomy, lower body lifts, thigh lifts and upper arm lifts.