Tumescent technique for regional anesthesia permits lidocaine doses of 35 mg/kg for liposuction.

@article{Klein1990TumescentTF,
  title={Tumescent technique for regional anesthesia permits lidocaine doses of 35 mg/kg for liposuction.},
  author={Jeffrey Alan Klein},
  journal={The Journal of dermatologic surgery and oncology},
  year={1990},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={
          248-63
        }
}
The tumescent technique for local anesthesia permits regional local anesthesia of the skin and subcutaneous tissues by direct infiltration. The tumescent technique uses large volumes of a dilute anesthetic solution to produce swelling and firmness of targeted areas. This investigation examines the absorption pharmacokinetics of dilute solutions of lidocaine (0.1% or 0.05%) and epinephrine (1:1,000,000) in physiologic saline following infiltration into subcutaneous fat of liposuction surgery… CONTINUE READING
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