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Indian J Plast Surg. 2013 May;46(2):377-92. doi: 10.4103/0970-0358.118617.

Unfavourable outcomes of liposuction and their management.

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Department of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hinduja Healthcare Surgical and Dr. LH Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


Liposuction is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures currently performed by plastic surgeons around the world. It must be clear at the outset that liposuction is not primarily a modality for weight loss, it is meant to be a body contouring procedure and therefore the inherent limitations and safety issues related to this must always be respected if complications and unfavourable results are to be avoided as far as possible.


Complications of liposuction; liposuction pitfalls; unfavourable results of liposuction

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