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Body Contouring and Sculpting

Over the past decades, surgical techniques have greatly progressed to improve and correct appearance. They are artistic procedures to give the highly demanded proportions. The growing public interest in aesthetic and plastic surgery interventions such as body contouring and sculpting requires clear description and differentiation of these highly sophisticated techniques, their results and combinations, as well as scientific information about the different instrumentation, devices and materials used. Such clarification will be hugely beneficial both for patients and doctors, having in mind the increasing number of such interventions and progressing interest for a better and healthy living including improved appearance in society. The book adds some scientific news to the understanding of body contouring treatments. Currently, the request for atraumatic, short downtime procedures predominates and demonstrates the importance of hi-tech and safe liposculpture and fat transfer, although they cannot totally replace surgical excision methods.

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Body Contouring and SculptingEdited by Nikolay Serdev

Published: December 14th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/62515

ISBN: 978-953-51-2830-4

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2829-8

Copyright year: 2016

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9855 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. The History of Body Contouring Surgery

By Balkovic Marija and Jankovic Irena

805

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2. Lower Body and Extremities Sculpting, Beautification, Changing of Proportions

By Nikolay P. Serdev

742

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3. Laser-Assisted Liposuction in Body Contouring

By Zoran Žgaljardić and Ivonne Žgaljardić

702

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4. High-Definition Liposculpture

By Carlos Oaxaca

803

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5. High Definition Liposuction: A Challenge for a Perfect Body Contouring

By Javier Soto, Hugo A. Aguilar and Juan S. Barajas‐Gamboa

866

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6. New Concepts on Safer Abdominoplasty

By Guillermo Blugerman, Diego Schavelzon, Boris Martínez, Gabriel Wexler, Andrea Markowsky and Marcelo Lotoki

1216

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7. Circular Abdominoplasty (Belt Lipectomy) in Obese Patients

By Hossam ElKafrawy and Sherif Wasief

795

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8. Body Contour Surgery in Massive Weight Loss Patients

By Marcelo A. Cuadrado, Gabriel Moina and Daniel Moina

632

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9. Axillary Breast: Contouring the Axilla

By Medha A. Bhave (Khair)

717

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10. Fat Grafting in Body Contouring

By Marco Romeo, Ayman Elmeligy and Khalid Elsherbeny

1042

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11. Pneumodissection: Enhancement of the Receptor Area before Fat Grafting

By Guillermo Blugerman, Diego Schavelzon, Gabriel Wexler, Marcelo Lotocki, Victoria Schavelzon and Guido Blugerman

817

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12. Assessment of Postoperative Venous Thromboembolism Risk in Body Sculpting Procedures

By Alexandro Aguilera Salgado, Johnatan Figueroa Padilla and José Cortés Arreguín

718

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