Gynecomastia is a disease involving the enlargement of the breast gland in men. The term can be translated from Greek as “feminine breast”. The unnatural enlargement of the breast gland is often associated with hormonal imbalance that can develop if female sex hormones prevail in the man’s body.
Gynecomastia can be divided into several types:
Indications to the surgery
Indications to surgery is enlargement and painfulness of breast glands and psychological discomfort in men. Operative treatment is used if conservative treatment was unsuccessful.
Ultrasound tests and breast mammography are performed to assess the size of the breast gland and fatty tissue. The patient is necessarily photographed before the surgery. Before surgery, blood steroid level is assessed, chest X-ray is performed, general urine and blood tests and blood coagulability test are taken.
A consultation of oncologist-mammologist is required to rule out the tumor. Histological examination of the resected glandular tissue is recommended after surgery.
Characteristics of the surgery and post-operative period
Surgical treatment of gynecomastia in Kyiv involves breast reduction or liposuction. The duration of operation is 1.5-2 hours, it is performed under local or general anesthesia.
Characteristics of the surgery depending on the type of gynecomastia:
The post-operative period is accompanied by slight pain, sometimes bleeding and hematomas. Cyanosis and breast gland swelling are resolved by the end of the first week. Special compression underwear should be worn after the surgery.
|Manipulation name||Ph.D. (Medicine)||Plastic surgeon|
|Gynecomastia (one side) liposuction + laser lipolysis + histology||560-925 euro||430-710 euro|
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