A review of liposuction as a cosmetic surgical procedure.

  title={A review of liposuction as a cosmetic surgical procedure.},
  author={A J Sumrall},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  volume={79 12},
  • A J Sumrall
  • Published 1987 in Journal of the National Medical Association
Liposuction (suction-assisted lipectomy) is today an accepted, closed surgical technique utilized by physicians practicing in a number of different specialties. It is a procedure that can be learned and used as an adjunct to a number of open procedures, including rhytidectomy and abdominoplasty.THE TWO PRINCIPAL KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL LIPOSUCTION PROCEDURES ARE: (1) good patient selection, and (2) realistic expectations. Good selection should be based on physiological skin age of the patient rather… CONTINUE READING