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liposuction

a cosmetic surgical operation in which subcutaneous fat is removed from the body by suction
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Kelly, "Excision of the fat of the abdominal wall lipectomy," Surgery, Gynecology, and Obstetrics, vol.
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.
Body contouring including avelar abdominoplasty, belt lipectomy, buttock lifts, implants, thigh lifts and bracheoplasty will also be presented.
There were also 85 liposuction or lipectomy procedures - operations where a surgeon sucks out excess fat mounds lying beneath the skin.
LIPOSUCTION, also known as lipoplasty or 'fat modeling', liposculpture suction lipectomy or simply lipo or 'suction-assisted fat removal' is a cosmetic surgery operation that removes fat from many different sites on the human body.
Controversies in plastic surgery: suction-assisted lipectomy (SAL) and the hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) protocol for obesity treatment.
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).
2000) (holding that a "triable issue" was raised by the plaintiff's assertion that the defendant doctor "never discussed any options other than a mini or full abdominoplasty" and by the plaintiff's expert's opinion that the doctor "should have suggested a suction-assisted lipectomy as a less invasive alternative"), rev'd, 752 N.
Illouz, (1) from France, is credited with creating the technique of blunt tip cannula suction lipectomy, and by 1982 presented a series of 3 000 liposuction cases describing the 'wet technique', where the subcutaneous fat is infiltrated with a fluid solution to cause a hydrotomy effect and enhance the suction of the fat.
She had significant liposuction as well as a "belt lipectomy," which excises fat around the abdominal area and tightens the surrounding skin.
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.