Frequently Asked Questions

Burn Reconstructive Surgery

Is skin grafting a painful surgical procedure?

Skin grafting is usually performed in case of loss of protective covering of skin because of injury, burns or illness, Commonly, anesthesia is used for surgical operations and skin grafting. That’s why the patient does not feel any pain.

Do surgical procedures involve in burn reconstruction leave any scars?

It is very difficult to perform surgery without leaving any scar. For instance, two scars are noticeable in skin grafting used in burn reconstructive. First at the surgical site and second at the donor site from where skin graft or tissue is taken. In some cases, pigmentation of burned area has been reported instead of scaring

Hymenoplasty

Is the surgical procedure painful and what is the estimated recovery time?

The surgical hymen procedure is absolutely painless due to the effect of anesthesia. The surgical procedure requires less than an hour. You can carry out your daily activities after surgery without the need of any special care.

Is there any risk and complication associated with hymen reconstructive surgery.?

The surgical procedure is a safe method. However, there are chances of infection if hygiene is not properly maintained. Rare cases are reported for prolonged bleeding and infection.

Pectus Excavatum Surgery

What is the difference between Pectus carinatum and pectus excavatum?

Pectus carinatum know as pigeon chest is an opposite condition of pectus excavatum. It is characterized by tough connective tissue, an irregular upward growth of rib cage similar to bird’s breast. Whereas pectus excavatum deformity is characterized by inward chest wall depression.

How long does it take to fix chest wall deformity or pectus excavatum?

The surgical procedure needs 5 to 6 hours to be completed. However, the time required for surgery depends on the adopted procedure.