lipectomy


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lipectomy

 [lĭ-pek´to-me]
excision of a mass of subcutaneous adipose tissue.
Suction assisted lipectomy.

lip·ec·to·my

(lip-ek'tŏ-mē),
Surgical removal of fatty tissue, as in cases of adiposity.
[lipo- + G. ektomē, excision]

lipectomy

(lĭ-pĕk′tə-mē, lī-)
n. pl. lipecto·mies
Surgical excision of subcutaneous fatty tissue.

lipectomy

Cosmetic surgery Removal of fat. See Abdominal lipectomy, Liposuction.

lip·ec·to·my

(lip-ek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical removal of fatty tissue, as in cases of adiposity.
[lipo- + G. ektomē, excision]

lipectomy

Fat removal, usually by suction. A form of cosmetic plastic surgery designed to improve body contours. Small incisions are made in the skin and a blunt-ended metal sucker is passed through and moved around under the skin to suck out fat cells. Human frailty being what it is, the effect is usually temporary.
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Liposuction, also called lipoplasty or suction lipectomy, is a surgical procedure that vacuums fat from beneath the skin's surface to reduce fullness in areas of localized fat deposits, such as in the abdomen, hips, thighs, knees, buttocks, upper arms, chin, cheeks and neck.
Aly said, and tends to be longer after a belt lipectomy (4-6 weeks) than after other common procedures, including an upper body lift (2-3 weeks), an upper arm lift (2-3 weeks), and a thigh lift (2-4 weeks).
In 1910, Howard Kelly of The Johns Hopkins Hospital reported a lipectomy that involved excision of a large wedge of abdominal skin and fat, (21) although indications for that lipectomy appear to have been grounded in cosmesis and personal comfort for the patient.
A lower body lift (or belt lipectomy) combines several of these procedures and can dramatically transform the mid to lower body, re-sculpting the abdomen, hips, thighs and buttocks.
Then they detail surgical techniques by such anatomical regions as belt lipectomy, circumferential body contouring, buttocks aesthetics, brachioplasty, and breast reshaping.
The fistula will be cannulated successfully and fully functional after lipectomy.
Liposuction, also called lipoplasty or suction lipectomy, is a cosmetic surgical procedure that vacuums out fat from beneath the skin's surface to reduce fullness in areas such as the abdomen, hips, thighs, knees, buttocks, upper arms, chin, cheeks and neck.
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Obsession with fitness and looks is reflected in the addition of gym rat, aerobicist, lipectomy and arm candy.
The influence of permanent magnetic field therapy on wound healing in suction lipectomy patients: a double-blind study.
Whether face lift (rhytidectomy), eye lift (blepharoplasty), neck lift (submental lipectomy), or nose alteration (rhinoplasty), numerous instances of surgical misadventure occur.
The anatomic rationale for abdominal lipectomy. Am Surg 1979;45(9):612-7.