tumescent liposuction

tumescent liposuction

liposuction performed after subcutaneous infusion of fluid (most commonly containing saline, lidocaine, and epinephrine, with or without sodium bicarbonate) in a ratio of 2-3 mL of infiltrate to 1 ml of aspirate; the endpoint of infiltration is tissue turgor.
A type of liposuction in which an ultrasonic wand is passed through the tissue to liquefy the fat, followed by administration of a pressurised 'tumescent' fluid—Klein/Hunstad formula—which is infiltrated into fat, distending, anaesthetising and exsanguinating the region

tumescent liposuction

Cosmetic surgery A type of liposuction in which pressurized fluid–Klein/Hunstad formula is infiltrated into fat, distending, anesthetizing and exsanguinating the region; the TT allows for almost bloodless and painless excision of excess fat during liposuction Complications Thrombosis, hypotension, perforation of organs by wand. See Liposuction.

tu·mes·cent lip·o·suc·tion

(tū-mes'ĕnt lip'ō-sŭk-shŭn)
Liposuction performed after subcutaneous infusion of lidocaine solution and the use of microcannulae.
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He has performed well over 3500 procedures and is a CME certified Awake Tumescent Liposuction Training Facility with physicians traveling far distances to learn his techniques.
Tumescent liposuction alert: deaths from lidocaine cardiotoxicity.
These non-invasive procedures are not meant to replace tumescent liposuction for fat removal.
Popular cosmetic dermatology services include laser skin resurfacing, laser hair removal, tumescent liposuction, varicose and spider vein treatment and laser eyelid surgery.
The Harley Medical Group is known for introducing new techniques to the UK market, such as Laser Hair Removal, Collagen for lines and wrinkles, Laser for snoring, Tumescent Liposuction and LPG for cellulite treatment.
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, the tumescent liposuction procedure is currently the standard of care for surgical fat removal.
A chart review revealed that 19 of 44 women who underwent tumescent liposuction experienced breast enlargement, compared with 1 of 27 controls who had undergone a cosmetic procedure but not liposuction, Dr.
Tumescent liposuction - A resculpturing technique to remove unwanted fat deposits from specific body areas using only local anesthesia.
All had an operation called tumescent liposuction which the injection of large amounts of saline solution under the skin.
Schiavone works in all aspects of dermatological care, but the three primary areas of interest among fitness enthusiasts are prevention, endermologie[R] and tumescent liposuction.