Body Contouring and Liposuction

Body Contouring and Liposuction

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1st Edition - December 7, 2012

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  • Authors: J. Peter Rubin, Mark Jewell, Dirk Richter, Carlos Uebel
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781455705443
  • eBook ISBN: 9781455737963

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Master the full spectrum of "body sculpting" procedures with Body Contouring and Liposuction by J Peter Rubin, MD, FACS, Mark L Jewell, MD, Dirk Richter, MD, PhD, and Carlos O Uebel, MD, PhD! From fat grafts and liposuction through total body lift following massive weight loss surgery, full-color photos and procedural videos show you exactly how to proceed, step by step, and achieve gratifying results.

Key Features

  • Exceed your patients' expectations thanks to expert, multimedia guidance from many of today's most accomplished experts in aesthetic plastic surgery.
  • Know what to look for and how to proceed thanks to videos and full-color illustrations demonstrating brachioplasty, breast reshaping after massive weight loss, thigh and buttock contouring, combining abdominoplasty and mastopexy, and other in-demand procedures.
  • Find the answers you need quickly through a user-friendly organization.
  • Access the complete contents online, as well as videos and downloadable illustrations, at Expert Consult.

Table of Contents

  • Preface Dedications

    List of Contributors


    Body contouring surgery – a fifty year perspective

    Part 1 Patient evaluation and safety

    1 Patient safety in body contouring Part 2 Upper extremity contouring

    2 Liposuction of the upper extremities

    3 Brachioplasty with bicipital groove scar 4 Brachioplasty – the double ellipse technique

    5 Brachioplasty with liposuction resection

    6 Limited scar brachioplasty

    Part 3 Breast reshaping

    7 Fat grafting to the breast

    8 Ultrasound-assisted breast reduction

    9 Combined abdominal contouring and mastopexy

    10 Breast reshaping using autologous tissues
    after massive weight loss

    11 Combined abdominoplasty and breast enlargement by autologous tissue transfer or transabdominal implant

    12 Mammaplasty with L-shaped scar

    Antonio R. Bozola

    13 Breast reshaping after massive weight loss, autologous
    tissue techniques

    J. Peter Rubin, Dennis J. Hurwitz

    14 Breast reshaping after massive weight loss, implant based

    Dennis C. Hammond, Shannon D. Armstrong,
    Michael Loffredo

    Part 4 Upper trunk contouring

    15 Liposuction of upper back/bra rolls

    Sebastião Nelson Edy Guerra,
    Renato Nelson de Moura Guerra,
    Ismael Santiago Vásquez,
    Rodrigo Nelson de Moura Guerra,
    Antonio Luiz Rocha Gesualdi Fernandes Neto

    16 Transverse upper body lift

    Joseph P. Hunstad, Christopher D. Knotts

    17 Upper body lift with lateral excision

    Dirk F. Richter, Alexander Stoff

    Part 5 Abdominal contouring procedures

    18 Aesthetic classification of the abdomen

    Alan Matarasso

    19 Anatomy of the abdominal wall and aesthetic

    Fabio X. Nahas, Lydia M. Ferreira

    20 Lipomyosculpture

    Ewaldo Bolivar Souza Pinto Sr.,
    Pablo Silva Frizzera Delboni,
    Matheus Monseff Vieira Borela

    21 Classic abdominoplasty with adhesion tension sutures

    Ricardo Baroudi

    22 Lipoabdominoplasty with previous flap resection

    Arnaldo L. Miró

    23 Reverse abdominoplasty

    Mauro F. Deos, Eduardo I. Gus, Ricardo A. Arnt

    24 Endoscopic plication techniques for the treatment of abdominal contour

    Ana Z.D. Badin, Lea M. Moraes

    25 High lateral tension abdominoplasty

    Steven Teitelbaum

    26 Fleur-de-lis abdominoplasty including mons contouring

    Joseph P. Hunstad, Bill G. Kortesis,
    Christopher D. Knotts

    27 Panniculectomy in patients with super obesity

    Dirk F. Richter, Hermann Lampe, Marianne Wolters

    28.A Lipoabdominoplasty

    Osvaldo R. Saldanha, Luis Humberto Uribe Morelli,
    Sergio Fernando Dantas de Azevedo,
    Osvaldo R. Saldanha Filho,
    Cristianna Bonetto Saldanha

    28.B Lipoabdominoplasty in combined body
    contouring procedures

    Renato Saltz, Angela S. Landfair

    29 Umbilicoplasty

    Juarez Avelar

    30 Combining abdominal contouring with hernia repair

    Oscar Ramirez

    31 Liposuction of the abdomen and trunk

    Luiz Haroldo Pereira, Aris Sterodimas

    32 Belt lipectomy/circumferential abdominoplasty

    Al S. Aly, Garrett Wirth, Donald Mowlds,
    Thomas Scholz

    33 Progressive tension sutures in abdominoplasty

    Todd Pollock, Harlan Pollock

    Part 6 Thigh, buttock and lower extremity contouring

    34 Transverse medial thigh lift

    Pierre Nicolau

    35 Vertical medial thigh lift with liposuction

    Joseph F. Capella, Scott Woehrle

    36 Short vertical scar medial thigh lift

    James D. Frame

    37 Autologous gluteal augmentation with mid-pedicle
    superior pole perforator flaps

    Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral

    38 Liposuction and circumferential lower truncal

    Dirk F. Richter, Alexander Stoff

    39 Gluteal contouring and rejuvenation

    Robert F. Centeno, Ronald P. Bossert

    40.A Buttock implants: gluteal implant augmentation

    José Abel de la Peña Salcedo,
    José Fernando López-Salguero,
    Miguel A. Soto-Miranda

    40.B Intramuscular buttocks implants: the "XYZ" method

    Raul Gonzalez

    40.C Buttock implants: gluteal implants

    José H. Aboudib, Fernando G. Serra

    41 Buttock contouring with liposuction and fat injection

    Constantino G. Mendieta

    42 Liposuction of the lower extremities and leg
    reshaping with fat

    Catherine Bergeret-Galley

    43 Calf and thigh implants

    Luis Montellano

    Part 7 Liposuction and fat grafting

    44 Liposuction – history and principles

    Peter B. Fodor

    45 Tumescent local anesthesia for liposuction

    Gerhard Sattler

    46 Treatment of liposuction complications

    Kim Youn Hwan, Cha Sang Myun, Hwang Weon Jung

    47 Fat grafting in body contouring surgery

    48 Minimal scar breast augmentation using autologous
    fat grafting

    49 Principles of new invasive modalities

    50 Ultrasonic liposuction

    Part 8 Body contouring with HIFU or injectables

    51 High intensity focused ultrasound and non-invasive
    body contouring

    52 Mesotherapy for body contouring and cellulite

    Part 9 Special considerations for the massive weight loss patient

    53 Describing the deformities

    54 Psychological and nutritional evaluation

    55 Staging and combining procedures


Product details

  • No. of pages: 632
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2012
  • Published: December 7, 2012
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781455705443
  • eBook ISBN: 9781455737963

About the Authors

J. Peter Rubin

Dr. Rubin is endowed Professor of Plastic Surgery and Professor of Bioengineering, at the University of Pittsburgh with a faculty appointment with the McGowan Institute of Regenerative Medicine (MIRM). Dr. Rubin developed a basic science research program in the biology of adipose-derived stem cells and serves as Co-Director of the Adipose Stem Cell Center at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Rubin holds leadership positions in national and international plastic surgery societies, is the principal investigator in an NIH-funded line of research aimed at developing cell based methods for clinical soft tissue reconstruction after cancer therapy and holds two FDA cell therapy IDE protocols and an IND, all as sponsor/ investigator. Dr. Rubin’s many scientific leadership positions include past president of the International Society of Adipose Therapeutics and Science and past Chairman of the Plastic Surgery Research Council. He has received numerous awards for research, including the highly competitive Gingrass Award from the Plastic Surgery Research Council. He is the recipient of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons Academic Scholar Award, and the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Basic and Translational Science. In 2007, Dr. Rubin was selected to receive a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Dr. Rubin contributes expertise in scientific models assessing the use of adult adipose stem cell therapies for tissue engineering and regenerative applications

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Body Contouring Program, Associate Professor of Surgery, Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Chief and Endowed Professor Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Mark Jewell

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Clinical Professor, Oregon Health Science University, Portland, Oregon; Past President, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Dirk Richter

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Plastic Surgery, Holy Trinity Hospital, Wesseling, Koln, German

Carlos Uebel

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; Director, Uebel Plastic Surgery, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

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