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Cosmetic Surgery pp 1011-1042 | Cite as

Liposuction of Lower Extremities and Buttocks

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Abstract

Vaser-assisted lipoplasty (VAL) presents a fundamental change in the treatment and subsequent removal of targeted fatty tissues. The advantage of Vaser mode is that the peak energy is delivered in short burst (the “on” condition) and is strong enough to emulsify fatty tissue while the average energy delivered over time is reduced compared to continuous mode. Vaser technology and Vaser technique are described.

Keywords

Fibrous Tissue Front Surface Vibratory Energy Fatty Tissue Ultrasonic Energy 
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References

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    Shiffman MA, Di Giuseppe A (2006) Liposuction: principles and practice. Springer, BerlinGoogle Scholar
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    Shiffman MA, Di Giuseppe A (2010) Body contouring: art, science and clinical practice. Springer, BerlinGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, School of MedicineUniversity of AnconaAnconaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ofSurgeryBolognaItaly
  3. 3.Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgerySchool of Medicine, University of AnconaAnconaItaly

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