Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
Medknow Publications on behalf of The Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
Vol. 73, No. 6, 2007, pp. 377-383
Bioline Code: dv07147
Full paper language: English
Document type: Review Article
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Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Vol. 73, No. 6, 2007, pp. 377-383
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Microcannular tumescent liposuction|
Venkataram, Jayashree & Venkataram, Mysore
Liposuction is a commonly performed procedure to remove localized deposits of fat. Liposuction under general anesthesia is associated with significant morbidity and risk of mortality. Dermatologic surgeons have made significant contributions in this field. Tumescent liposuction using microcannuale under local anesthesia, as practised by dermatologic surgeons is safe and effective. This article describes the procedure of microcannular tumescent liposuction.
Liposuction, tumescent anesthesia
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