Dr Mauricio Valencia

Plication repair for diastasis recti

Plicatura de rectos abdominales por laparoscopia MedellinIt consists of performing a strengthening of the abdominal wall in the midline which weakens after pregnancies in women who dont have abdominal fold excess. A reinforcement of this musculature is done, without leaving the scar that a conventional abdominoplasty would leave. 

Did you know that a tummy tuck (Abdominal straight muscle plication) can also be performed by minimally invasive surgery?

Here we explain how:

It is an option that offers many women (and men) a possibility to fix up their hernia, which is so irritating, it can be seen as a defect from the xiphoid bone to the navel as a result of the separation of the rectus muscles from the midline. It is a frequent problem in young women, which makes it possible to repair the twitching of the belly after pregnancies, and also of men for continuous work. Now this problem can be corrected without visible incisions, without pain and in one day, using the REPA technique (laparoscopy).

This new surgery consists in the realization of a closure of the rectus muscles, which are put back in their central place, eliminating the unpleasant "bulge" that comes out when coughing or making efforts. It is performed by laparoscopy through 3 mini-incisions in the lower abdominal area, at the level of the pubis, so they are hidden by underwear and therefore the best possible aesthetic result is achieved, with less pain and less disability . It can also be combined with umbilical or epigastric hernia repair.

Check to see if this procedure is ideal for you: Phone: (+574) 499 4502. Cell: (+57) 312 283 9045.

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