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Safety of liposuction: a review of 9478 cases performed by dermatologists.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3170928     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Complications and methods of anesthesia were reviewed in 9478 patients who had undergone liposuction surgery often in several areas. Seventy-one percent of the patients were treated under local anesthesia and the overall level of complications was extremely low. The results of the survey reflect the large number of liposuction procedures that are being performed by dermatologists with a high degree of patient safety.
G Bernstein; C W Hanke
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of dermatologic surgery and oncology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0148-0812     ISO Abbreviation:  J Dermatol Surg Oncol     Publication Date:  1988 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-11-21     Completed Date:  1988-11-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7707501     Medline TA:  J Dermatol Surg Oncol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1112-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures / methods
Anesthesia / methods
Lipectomy / adverse effects,  methods*
Middle Aged
Skin / surgery

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