Plast Reconstr Surg 1998 Sep;102(3):925
Aesthetic Plast Surg 2022 Jul 27. Epub 2022 Jul 27.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ, USA.
Background: The introduction of third-generation ultrasound-assisted liposuction (3rd UAL) allows for a less invasive modality of both deep and superficial lipectomy while offering improved skin retraction and reduced rate of complications. This study examined the efficacy and safety profile of this technology over 15 years of clinical experience.Methods: A consecutive series of patients treated from 2005-2020 by the senior author were reviewed for demographic and anthropometric measurements, intraoperative settings, surgical outcomes, and complications via retrospective chart review. Read More
Aesthetic Plast Surg 2022 Mar 14. Epub 2022 Mar 14.
Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, 06500, Ankara, Turkey.
Background: The use of fat obtained from ultrasound-assisted liposuction is popular. However, no study has considered the effect of different energy levels on fat grafts.Objectives: We hypothesized that different ultrasonic energy levels could change the fat graft viability. Read More
Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi 2022 Jan;36(1):127-132
Department of Plastic Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Innovative Technology Research Institute of Tissue Repair and Regeneration, Key Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine, Ministry of Education, Guangzhou Guangdong, 510630, P. R. China.
Objective: To review the characteristics and deficiencies of various liposuction methods to provide reference for choosing more suitable liposuction in clinic and ideas for the improvement and development of liposuction equipment.Methods: The literature related to liposuction in recent years was consulted, and the principle, indications as well as existing problems were reviewed.Results: Liposuction can be divided into two categories according to the principles of fat separation. Read More
Aesthetic Plast Surg 2021 04 5;45(2):438-441. Epub 2021 Jan 5.
Clinic of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Neurosciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35100, Padova, Italy.
Ann Plast Surg 2021 03;86(3S Suppl 2):S229-S234
Center for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, New York, NY.
Background: Abdominoplasty has been evolving since the 1960s with many technical innovations throughout the years. It has become one of the most frequent and common procedures done in aesthetic plastic surgery, with the ultimate goal of not only to remove the excess tissue in the abdominal area but also to achieve an aesthetic trunk silhouette.Objective: The prime objective of this article was to describe our preferred approach for a full cosmetic abdominoplasty. Read More