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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 73  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 377--383

Microcannular tumescent liposuction

1 Consultant Gynaecologist and Liposuction Surgeon, Venkat Charmalaya-Centre for Advanced Dermatology, Bangalore, India
2 Consultant Dermatologist and Hair Transplant Surgeon, Venkat Charmalaya-Centre for Advanced Dermatology, Bangalore, India

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Venkataram Mysore
Venkat Charmalaya-Centre for Advanced Dermatology, Bangalore
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DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.37053

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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.


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