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Over the years my tummy tuck patients have asked about a surgeon’s perspective on lingerie recommendations. To answer this at least in part, I went through the catalog of one of my blog advertisers and picked a few for your consideration. Comments follow each. Your incision type and personal taste will of course rule supreme here:
A Dr D Post TT Fav – Great raised sides to cover most of my tummy tuck and lower body lift incisions and inexpensive too.
This sort of bikini panty tends to cover my low cut incision well.
Pretty good for a high cut incision or a lower body lift.
For a real high cut and/or those who like one piece styles. May have trouble covering the incision though.
The panty here plays well with raised sides for incision covering options.
For those who like more covered wear.
My main goal is covering the incision which will vary with the surgeon and the patient of course.
John Di Saia MD
Originally posted 2010-12-03 07:30:52.
In a national survey, one in 16 surgeons reported contemplating suicide, researchers reported. An increased risk of suicidal ideation was linked to three factors: depression, burnout, and the perception of having made a recent major medical error, according to Dr. Tait Shanafelt of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and colleagues. But only about one in four of those who reported thinking about taking their own lives sought psychiatric or psychologic help, Shanafelt and colleagues reported in the January issue of Archives of Surgery.
It has been said by anyone with experience in performing any study that anything can be “proven” with a given set of data.
Two words: respondent bias.
Over two thirds of those who were sent questionnaires in this study didn’t respond. The question arises as to whether or not the results truthfully represent the entire group.
Yes, surgeons are pressured to work hard and obtain good results and they sometimes take poor results poorly. But that is as far as it goes folks at least as far as it is “proven” by this study.
The questions should have included some on disappointment with income. That might have increased the response rate.
John Di Saia MD