Microplastic Surgery

Minimally Invasive (Rotary Knife) Parietal Gland Resection



Minimally Invasive (Rotary Knife) Parietal Gland Resection

People nearby will be affected by the scent of body odor, and it will also interfere with social interactions. It is important to understand that there are two primary sweat glands in the human body before treating body odor:
1. Eccrine glands: found all over the body, their primary purpose is to produce perspiration and allow the body to cool off.
2. Apocytic glands, often referred to as apocrine glands, are found mostly in the armpit, near the areola, and around the perineum; the components of the sweat they generate will be broken down by bacteria, producing a disagreeable stench. It is the primary reason behind body odor.
Treatment Method

Low Invasiveness

Body Balm, AntiperspirantmiraDry fresh microwave
Minimally invasive (rotary knife) parietal gland resection

Treatment TimeX
1 hour

2 hour

Anesthesia MethodXLocal anesthesiaLocal anesthesia

Cheap & simple

almost no wound &
short recovery period

More than 90% improvement

Conmostly ineffective- Improvement of approximately 70%; multiple treatments may be required

- There is a wound of about 1 cm
- No significant movement of the armpit after surgery
Recovery PeriodNoneIf there is swelling in the armpit, it will subside in about 1 week1-2 weeks

The expertise of Dr. Chen in patient care is "surgical comparison." All of the aforementioned techniques call for open dialogue between the patient and the doctor to choose the best surgical approach.

Minimally Invasive (Rotary Knife) Parietal Gland Resection

The apocrine gland is located at the bottom of the dermis of the skin and opens at the root of the armpit hair, so before the operation, the range of the armpit hair will be marked, and then a small wound (about 1 cm) will be opened in the armpit, and a rotary knife will be used to enter the armpit through this small wound, Using the principle of suction and scraping with a rotating scraper, the apocrine glands within the marked range were removed. After surgery, gauze balls should be used to fix the scraped skin to avoid hematoma and skin necrosis.
The operation requires a one-centimeter wound under the armpit, which is a six-month postoperative scar.

Anesthesia and Preoperative Planning

1. Before surgery, please let your doctor know if you have any drug allergies.
2. Anticoagulant medication must be stopped one week before to surgery in order to prevent intraoperative and postoperative bleeding.
3. Smoking should be avoided for at least two weeks before to and following surgery.
4. It is advised that medical professionals regulate and stabilize systemic disorders such as excessive blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, abnormal thyroid function, etc. before undergoing surgery.
5. Please let your doctor know before surgery if you or anybody in your family has swollen feet or hypertrophic scars.
6. Can be done while receiving local anaesthetic.

Recovery Process and Post-operative Care

1. After the operation, there will be gauze balls on both sides of the armpits for pressure and fixation for a week. The shoulders should not be raised or moved significantly; before the gauze ball is removed, do not take a shower, only take a shower
2. Prophylactic antibiotics, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, detumescence, hemostasis, and other oral medicines will be given for three days after surgery;
3. Remove the gauze around 7 days after the operation
4. If there is a wound after dismantling the gauze ball, an ointment will be prescribed to change the dressing. Change the dressing once in the morning and evening. Use normal saline or boiled water to clean the wound, and clean the scab, secretions and old ointment. , and then apply the new ointment
5. The degree of postoperative bruising and swelling varies from person to person. Generally, it is most obvious 3 or 4 days after the operation, and most patients can be relieved about two weeks after the operation.
6. Avoid strenuous activities after surgery, such as heavy training, running, mountaineering, rock climbing…etc. It can increase blood pressure and cause bleeding, or open wounds.
7. The diet is generally normal, but avoid tobacco, alcohol and spicy food (too spicy and salty)

Sequelae and Complications

1. There is a risk of axillary hematoma and skin necrosis.
2. Any operation has risks of infection, bleeding, poor wound healing, etc.
3. Any surgery will leave scars, but the plastic surgeon will carefully suture and use very thin sutures to hide the scars in the skin folds and hair edges, so that the scars are not obvious and difficult to find. Even so, before the scar is stabilized, it may still be temporarily red, raised (1-2 months after the operation), itchy, and numb, but generally it will gradually fade after two months to six months after the operation. obvious.

Any surgery or treatment carries risks, and the results can differ depending on the patient's condition. Each patient may require a different type of surgery and treatment. Complete communication and in-depth examination with the surgeon are necessary prior to surgery.