Optimizing Patient Outcomes and Safety With Liposuction

Bernardino M. Mendez, Jayne E Coleman, Jeffrey M Kenkel

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Abstract

Since its advent in the early 1980s, liposuction has made tremendous advancements, making it the most popular aesthetic surgery performed today. The goal of this Continuing Medical Education (CME) article is to provide a foundation of knowledge of the relevant anatomy, preoperative evaluation, intraoperative technique, and postoperative management for surgeons performing liposuction. Finally, the prevention and management of potential complications will be reviewed along with measures to optimize patient safety and outcomes.

LanguageEnglish (US)
Pages66-82
Number of pages17
JournalAesthetic surgery journal
Volume39
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

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Lipectomy
Patient Safety
Continuing Medical Education
Plastic Surgery
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Optimizing Patient Outcomes and Safety With Liposuction. / Mendez, Bernardino M.; Coleman, Jayne E; Kenkel, Jeffrey M.

In: Aesthetic surgery journal, Vol. 39, No. 1, 01.01.2019, p. 66-82.

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