Body Reconstruction Gallery
About this patient
This is a 53-year-old woman from Yuma, AZ who presented with a large recurrent ventral hernia along with excess abdominal skin and fat of her lower abdomen, sought consultation from Dr. Andres for his expertise in abdominal wall reconstruction. She underwent ventral hernia repair along with abdominal wall reconstruction using her own tissue via component separation and local flap reconstruction as well with panniculectomy. She is very happy with her results and has had resolution of her pain, discomfort, nausea, and chronic infections of her groins. Postoperative photographs at 8 months demonstrate much improved appearance of her abdomen and contour and no recurrence of her hernia or previous symptoms.