Preoperative image of severe rectus diastasis. Patient performing “reversed sit-up” exercise and demonstrating large separation of the rectus muscles, or rectus diastasis.
Mesh abdominoplasty with treatment of hernia.
Mesh abdominoplasty using components separation technique.
Very pronounced rectus diastasis from pregnancy, repaired with a mesh abdominoplasty procedure with a low transverse incision.
Severe rectus diastasis from pregnancy with a small umbilical hernia. She had a repair with the mesh abdominoplasty technique with a low transverse incision.
A male patient in his 50’s referred for an umbilical hernia, but his real issue is an extremely large rectus diastasis. He has an intact repair one year after surgery, with the vertical midline scar hidden well by his abdominal hair.
Aging abdomen, rectus diastasis. Post-op two years result after mesh abdominoplasty.
Patient with a lower incisional hernia (recurrent) and rectus diastasis repaired with mesh abdominoplasty
Preoperative front view large hernia repair and excess skin after weight loss surgery. One year after incisional hernia repair with mesh abdominoplasty.
Patient with a mid-abdominal ventral hernia and extra skin. 4 month result after ventral hernia repair and abdominoplasty.
Large midline incisional hernia after colon surgery with left and right ostomy scars. Two month result after components separation hernia repair with mesh and vertical abdominoplasty.
Female with middle abdominal incisional hernia and with baseline rectus diastasis after ovarian surgery. She was repaired with a retrorectus mesh and a vertical abdominoplasty. Note her surgically created umbilicus and improved hourglass shape.
Mesh abdominoplasty for a midline incisional hernia after gynecologic surgery.
Midline incisional hernia after a laparotomy. Repaired with a retro-rectus mesh and a vertical abdominoplasty.
Mesh abdominoplasty for incisional hernias and severe rectus diastasis: upper abdominal hernia and large amounts of excess skin after weight loss. Repaired with a retro-rectus mesh, and with a vertical abdominoplasty. Creation of a new umbilicus.
Mesh abdominoplasty for incisional hernia and severe rectus diastasis: upper abdominal hernia with excess skin. The hernia was repaired with mesh through a lower abdominoplasty incision
Severe rectus diastasis from pregnancy repaired through a low transverse incision. This is her one year result.
Athletic female with epigastric hernia and rectus diastasis. She had a prior lower midline incision.
Epigastric hernia, rectus diastasis, and aging abdomen. One year after repair epigastric hernia and rectus diastasis with mesh abdominoplasty.
Incisional ventral hernia. Six months after repair incisional ventral hernia and rectus diastasis with mesh, abdominoplasty, creation of new umbilicus.
Midline ventral hernia. Six months post-op after components separation ventral hernia repair with mesh, and vertical skin abdominoplasty.