Posts From September, 2016

Web Log – September 2016 – Importance of OR Accreditation

My on site Operating Room, Meadow Lake Surgery Center, is accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF).  Every three years, the facility is inspected for compliance with required high standards for patient safety.  As the staff works hard to make sure all paperwork documentation is ready, it is not lost… Read More »

Case of the Month – September 2016 – Mini Abdominoplasty

The patient is a woman in her 30’s who has redundant skin, stretch marks, and abdominal wall laxity post pregnancies.  She presents for mini abdominoplasty with flank liposuction.  While optimal skin removal to address the stretch marks with a full abdominoplasty would be preferred, mini abdominoplasty (where skin is removed inferior to the umbilicus and… Read More »