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Liposuction began as a contouring procedure but has evolved into the treatment of obese patients, gynecomastia, ptosis, macromastia, and even patients who have complications from heart disease or diabetes. Other disorders such as axillary sweat hypersecretion, lipomas, and angiomas are also potential disorders that may be treated with liposuction.
Physicians performing liposuction must be adequately trained and experienced in the potential and actual complications before attempting to perform liposuction. Patient safety is the most important aspect of all surgeries, but especially of cosmetic surgery, which is an elective procedure.
New technology helps improve results but experience, care, and skill of the cosmetic surgeon is necessary to obtain optimal results that satisfy the patient.
The contributors to this book have spent time and effort presenting the cosmetic and plastic surgeon as much information as possible on the techniques and uses of liposuction for cosmetic and non-cosmetic surgery purposes.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »Hyperhidrosis - Surgery - aesthetic surgery - body contouring - cosmetic surgery - obesity - plastic surgery - psychology - reconstructive surgery - ultrasound
The History of Liposuction.- Pathologic Disorders of Subcutaneous Fat.- Lipedema and Lymphatic Edema.- Biochemical Effects of Liposuction.- The Anatomy and Physiology Metabolism/Nutrition of Subcutaneous Fat: .- Liposuction Technique and Lymphatics in Liposuction.- Proposed Safety Guidelines for the Maximum Volume Fat Removal by Tumescent LiposuctionAnesthesia.- Anesthesia for Liposuction.- Pharmakokinetics of Tumescent Anesthesia.- Liposuction with Local Tumescent Anesthesia and Microcannula Technique.- Tumescent Technique.- Safety of Lidocaine During Tumescent Anesthesia for Liposuction.- Tumescent Local Anesthesia with ArticaineCannulas.- Cannula Designs.- Inadequate Sterilization of Liposuction Cannulas: Problems and PreventionPreoperative.- Preoperative Consultation.- Drugs to Limit Use of or Avoid when Performing LiposuctionTechniques.- Facial Recontouring with Liposuction.- Liposuction of the Upper Extremities.- Refinements in Liposculpture of the Buttocks and Thighs.- Liposculpture of the Lower Extremities Using a Tourniquet.- Liposuction of the Trunk.- Liposuction and Dermolipectomy.- The Modern Lipoabdominoplasty.- Abdominal Liposuction in Colostomy Patients: .- Liposuction and Lipotransfer for Facial Rejuvenation in the Asian Patient .- Microcannula Liposuction.- Superficial Liposculpture: Rationale and Technique.- Three-Dimensional Superficial Liposculpture for Aged and Relaxed Skin.- Reduction Syringe Liposculpturing.- Orthostatic LiposculptureUltrasound.- Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction: Past, Present, and Future.- Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction: Physical and Technical Principles.- VASER-Assisted Lipoplasty: Technology and Technique.- Ultrasound-Assisted Lipoplasty for Face Contouring with VASER.- Mastopexy (Breast Lift) with Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction.- Histologic Changes with Breast Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction.- Excessive Free Radicals Are Not Produced During Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction.- External Ultrasound and Superficial SubdermalLiposuction.- External Ultrasound Before and After LiposculpturePower-Assisted.- Powered Liposuction Equipment.- Power-Assisted Lipoplasty.- Safety Protocols for Power-Assisted External Ultrasonic LiposculptureNewer Techniques.- Reduced Negative Pressure in Liposuction.- Tissue Stabilization in Liposuction Surgery.- External Percussion Massage-Assisted Liposuction.- Low-Level Laser-Assisted Liposuction.- Laserlipolysis.- Water-Jet-Assisted LiposuctionComplications .- Prevention and Treatment of Liposuction Complications.- Disharmonious Obesity Following Liposuction.- Blood Loss in Liposuction Surgery.- Fat Shifting for the Treatment of Skin Indentations.- Liposuction MortalityPrinciples and Standards.- Psychology and Quality of Life of Patients Undergoing Liposuction Surgery.- Liposuction Practitioner Profile and Current Practice Standards and Patient Safety.- Principles of LiposuctionMedical Legal.- Medical Liability Claims For Liposuction—Improving the Odds.- Medical Legal Problems.- Non-Cosmetic Applications of Liposuction.- Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction For Breast Reduction.- Large-Volume Liposuction For Obesity.- Metabolic and Clinical Studies of Liposuction in Obesity.- Large-Volume Liposuction for the Treatment of the Metabolic Problems of Obesity.- Megaliposuction: over 10 l.- Cardiovascular Risk Profile Improvement with Large-Volume Liposuction.- Liposuction for Gynecomastia.- Axillary Approach in Suction-Assisted Lipectomy of Gynecomastia