Publications of Faculty of Medicine:Doughnut (concentric) excision for Simon's grade 3 gynaecomastia: Abstract

Doughnut (concentric) excision for Simon's grade 3 gynaecomastia
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Purpose The aim of the study was to evaluate the surgical outcome of doughnut excision for grade 3 gynaecomastia and its impact on quality of life (QOL) of these patients before and after surgery. Patients and methods Thirty male patients with bilateral gynaecomastia grade 3 were included in this study in the period from January 2012 to June 2014 in bertha university hospital, all patients operated upon by doing doughnut (concentric) excision for their Simon's grade 3 gynaecomastia. Results There was significant difference between patients satisfaction before and after surgery without major offending operative or postoperative complications. Conclusion Although there are some possible complications associated with surgery, our case series demonstrates that with careful planning and shrewd patient selection, outcomes of operative correction can be favourable and yield high levels of satisfaction from both patient and surgeon