Am I a good candidate for breast augmentation by fat injection if I take Warfarin?
I take Warfarin daily as I have had an aortic root replacement with a mechanical valve. My INR levels are around 2.5 and have been stable at this level for a number of years now. I do not suffer from excessive bruising and am fit, active and well. Am I a good candidate for breast augmentation by fat injection?
Unfortunately, unless you can come off the Warfin and any other anticoagulation drug substituted for the Warfin for at least in the peri operative period it unlikely you would be a candidate for a breast augmentation with fat grafting. Best,
Gary R Culbertson, MD, FACS