This text covers tumescent liposuction and fat transfer techniques and how they have developed into extremely safe, reliable, and efficacious procedures. Thirty-five respected surgeons discuss the safety of tumescent liposuction techniques, an anatomical approach to tumescent liposuction surgery, and the latest and greatest surgical tips from the experts.
Table of Contents
History and development of tumescent liposuction, Rhoda S. Narins. Introduction to tumescent liposuction: initiating the practice of liposuction, Timothy Corcoran Flynn; the surgical suite for the liposuction surgeon, Gary D. Monheit; tumescent anesthaesia, Carolyn I. Jacob and Michael S. Kaminer. Preoperative considerations: liposuction - consultation and preoperative considerations, Kimberly J. Butterwick; computer imaging, Min-Wei Christine Lee and Roy C. Grekin; photography for liposuction surgery, David J. Narins. Tumescent liposuction surgery - an anatomical approach: abdomen, hourglass abdomen, flanks, and modified abdominoplasty, Rhoda S. Narins; violin - hips, outer thighs, and buttocks, Susan Ellen Cox; liposuction of the medial thigh, knee, calf, and ankle, Kimberly J. Butterwick; liposuction of the arms and back, Lisa M. Donofrio; surgical approaches to the ageing neck, Carolyn I. Jacob and Michael S. Kaminer; gynecomastia-dynamic technique, Michael Bermant; weekend alternative to the face lift, William R. Cook, Jr and Kim K. Cook. New surgical techniques: ultrasonic liposuction, Rhoda S. Narins; new techniques - powered liposuction, Bruce E. Katz and William P. Coleman III. Surgical tips and pearls: assessing the results and liposuction tips, Patrick J. Lillis and Rhoda S. Narins. Liposuction beyond tumescent technique: megaliposculpture and therapeutic megaliposculpture, Pierre F. Fournier. postoperative care, complications, and touch-ups: immediate and long-term postoperative care and touch-ups, Naomi Lawrence and Kimberly J. Butterwick; liposuction complications, Jean-Francois Tremblay, David A. Wrone, Ronald L. Moy, and Brian Shafa. Safety and risk management: safety of liposuction, C. William Hanke; managing adverse events - a medicolegal perspective, Abel Torres; handling the dissatisfied or difficult patient, Paul Jarrod Frank. advanced repair of liposuction defects: fat transfer microliposuction and liposuction for advanced repair of liposuction