Patient evaluation and indications for ultrasound-assisted lipoplasty

R. J. Rohrich, Jr Raniere J., S. J. Beran, J. M. Kenkel

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Abstract

Ultrasound-assisted lipoplasty (UAL) is an important adjunctive technique to traditional lipoplasty that permits true circumferential body contouring of the trunk and thighs. Its effectiveness is realized in those patients demonstrating diminished skin tone, skin irregularities, and fibrous areas of lipodystrophy. Patient evaluation and selection, indications for UAL, and operative strategy beginning with the initial consultation are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-278
Number of pages10
JournalClinics in Plastic Surgery
Volume26
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 17 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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