Radiofrequency-Assisted Liposuction Device for Body Contouring: 97 Patients under Local Anesthesia

@article{Theodorou2011RadiofrequencyAssistedLD,
  title={Radiofrequency-Assisted Liposuction Device for Body Contouring: 97 Patients under Local Anesthesia},
  author={Spero J.V. Theodorou and Robert J. Paresi and Christopher T. Chia},
  journal={Aesthetic Plastic Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={36},
  pages={767-779}
}
Radiofrequency-assisted liposuction involves the delivery of a controlled amount of energy to treated tissue resulting in fat liquefaction, accompanying hemostasis, and skin tightening. The purpose of this study is to report experience with a larger sample size using the BodyTite™ radiofrequency-assisted liposuction (RFAL) platform, and its first use with local tumescent anesthesia. The Bodytite™ device is currently awaiting FDA approval. We prospectively included 97 patients who underwent… CONTINUE READING
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