Microcannular Tumescent Liposuction
Jayashree V, Mysore V; 2007
Synopsis: This article gives an overview of liposuction and describes the various methods used, including microcannular tumescent liposuction, which is often used for lipedema patients.
Abstract: 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.