Principles and Practice

  • Melvin A. Shiffman
  • Alberto Di Giuseppe

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXVII
  2. General Information

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Timothy Corcoran Flynn
      Pages 3-6
    3. Maurizio Podda, Marcella Kollmann, Roland Kaufmann
      Pages 7-9
    4. Manuel E. Cornely
      Pages 10-14
    5. Lina Valero Pedroza
      Pages 15-16
    6. Mitchell V. Kaminski, Rose M. Lopez de Vaughan
      Pages 17-25
    7. Andreas Frick, Rüdiger G. H. Baumeister, Johannes N. Hoffmann
      Pages 26-29
  3. Anesthesia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 35-35
    2. Gary Dean Bennett
      Pages 37-53
    3. Timothy D. Parish
      Pages 54-60
    4. Melvin A. Shiffman
      Pages 72-74
    5. Kimberly J. Butterwick, Mitchel P. Goldman
      Pages 75-79
    6. Afschin Fatemi
      Pages 80-82
  4. Cannulas

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Paul S. Collins
      Pages 85-90
  5. Preoperative

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95

About this book


Liposuction began as a contouring procedure but has evolved into the treatment of obese patients, gynecomastia, ptosis, macromastia, and even patients who have complications from heart disease or diabetes. Other disorders such as axillary sweat hypersecretion, lipomas, and angiomas are also potential disorders that may be treated with liposuction.

Physicians performing liposuction must be adequately trained and experienced in the potential and actual complications before attempting to perform liposuction. Patient safety is the most important aspect of all surgeries, but especially of cosmetic surgery, which is an elective procedure.

New technology helps improve results but experience, care, and skill of the cosmetic surgeon is necessary to obtain optimal results that satisfy the patient.

The contributors to this book have spent time and effort presenting the cosmetic and plastic surgeon as much information as possible on the techniques and uses of liposuction for cosmetic and non-cosmetic surgery purposes.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Melvin A. Shiffman
    • 1
  • Alberto Di Giuseppe
    • 2
  1. 1.TustinUSA
  2. 2.Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, School of MedicineUniversity of AnconaAnconaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-28042-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-28043-9
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