The Tumescent Technique for Lipo-Suction Surgery

@article{Klein1987TheTT,
  title={The Tumescent Technique for Lipo-Suction Surgery},
  author={Jeffrey A. Klein},
  journal={The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery},
  year={1987},
  volume={4},
  pages={263 - 267}
}
The tumescent technique of lipo-suction is a modification of the wet technique. A large volume of very dilute epinephrine is infiltrated into a targeted fat compartment prior to lipo-suction, producing a swelling and firmness. This tumescence of fat permits an increased accuracy in lipo-suction and minimizes postsurgical irregularities or rippling of the skin. Epinephrine-induced vasoconstriction minimizes blood loss, bruising, and postoperative soreness. Safe, rapid infiltration of large… CONTINUE READING

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