Tumescent Mastectomy

A type of surgery to remove the breast. The breast is injected with a liquid mixture of salts and small amounts of two drugs. These drugs are… (More)
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2017
2017
BACKGROUND Tumescent mastectomy refers to usage of a mixture of lidocaine and epinephrine in a diluting saline solution that… (More)
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2017
2017
BACKGROUND The tumescent mastectomy technique has been used to facilitate dissection of subcutaneous tissue and mammary gland in… (More)
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2015
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2015
BACKGROUND Use of the tumescent mastectomy technique has been reported to facilitate development of a hydrodissection plane… (More)
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2013
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2013
Despite the growing interest in the advantages of tumescent mastectomy technique, there remain concerns that tumescent solution… (More)
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2013
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2013
PURPOSE Prosthetic-based breast reconstruction is performed with increasing frequency in the United States. Major mastectomy skin… (More)
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2012
2012
Tumescence is the injection of local anesthetic and crystalloid into the subcutaneous tissue to establish a bloodless plane for… (More)
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2011
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2011
The potential advantages of tumescent mastectomy technique have been increasingly discussed within the literature. However, there… (More)
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2011
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2011
BACKGROUND Native breast skin flap necrosis is a complication that can result from ischemic injury following mastectomy and can… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND Laser-assisted lipolysis has been suggested to augment traditional liposculpture by improving skin laxity and… (More)
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1997
1997
BACKGROUND External ultrasound has been used safely for many years for therapy and diagnosis by multiple medical specialists. It… (More)
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