Description of the procedure and treatment:

Gynaecomastia is a disorder manifested by  an overdevelopment of the male breast. It is common in adolescent boys and men over 50 years of age. Unless the underlying cause of the disease is hormonal disorder, gynaecomastia can be treated surgically. There are 3 types of gynaecomastia:

  • gland gynaecomastia
  • fat gynaecomastia
  • mixed gynaecomastia

In most of the cases, the mixed type is diagnosed. Depending on the nature of the disorder, the following surgical procedures may be performed: subcutaneous mastectomy, liposuction, excess skin removal.

Postoperative Recommendations:

Patients should wear a chest compression belt for 3-4 months following the surgery. Resuming normal physical activity is possible after approx. 3 weeks from the surgery.

Work incapacity period:

Usually it is necessary to take 3 - 7 days off from work.

Ważne informacje:

Procedure duration: 90-120 minutes
Type of anaesthesia: general
Required tests and preparation: blood type, blood count, coagulation index (APTT/INR), creatinine, glucose level, electrolytes level (Na, K), hepatitis b vaccination, ECG
Additional requirements: abstaining from food and drinks for at least 6 hours before the surgery
Czas pobytu w klinice: 24 hours
Contraindications: blood coagulation disorders, infections, unmanaged diseases, i.a. cardiovascular diseases