Submuscular Breast Augmentation Workup

Updated: Aug 16, 2019
  • Author: Jay M Pensler, MD; Chief Editor: James Neal Long, MD, FACS  more...
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Laboratory Studies

Preoperative laboratory analysis should include pregnancy testing when appropriate. For elective surgery in women younger than 40 years who are healthy, no preoperative testing is required. If there are specific abnormalities in the patient history, those areas should be explored further when appropriate.