Refinements in the Technique of Liposuction

Dermatologic Surgery

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1988 Abstract

Asken S.


Refinements in the technique of liposuction.
J Dermatol Surg Oncol. 1988 Oct;14(10):1165-72.

New York Medical College.

While liposuction can be used to change the contour of practically the entire
body, it has limitations. Because of the nature of the technique employed during
the procedure, it also has a certain inherent possibility for complications. One
hopes to avoid these by using sound judgment in choosing patients and by
employing prudence and good technique during surgery. In addition, the surgeon's
artistry is of paramount importance; one truly performs plastic (plastikos = to
mold) surgery when resculpturing a patient's body.