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.
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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
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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.
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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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Vicki Belo and the Belo Medical Group introduced the 'tumescent liposuction' technique 28 years ago in the Philippines.
Tumescent liposuction: Several liters of a saline solution with a local anesthetic (lidocaine) and a vessel-constrictor (epinephrine) are pumped below the skin in the area that is to be suctioned.
Young has performed well over 7,000 procedures to date, identifying him as the most experienced awake tumescent liposuction physician in the region.
During this procedure, the adipose tissue is removed using tumescent liposuction. The fat is then processed to separate the stem cells from the adipose tissue using a special enzyme with centrifugation and filtering processes to provide the final stem cell product, often referred to in the medical community as the stromal vascular fraction.
"Tumescent liposuction." The American Academy of Dermatology.
These non-invasive procedures are not meant to replace tumescent liposuction for fat removal.
While working for a leading plastic surgeon in Austin, Cureington-Sims found wound care after tumescent liposuction tedious, awkward, and messy.
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.