Preventing liposuction complications

Michele Shermak, Gayle Mahaffey

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Liposuction is one of the most common surgical procedures performed by plastic surgeons. According to the latest American Society of Plastic Surgeons statistics, over 245,000 liposuction procedures were performed in 2008, making it the third most common plastic surgical procedure behind breast augmentation and rhinoplasty.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)16-20
Number of pages5
JournalPlastic surgical nursing : official journal of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Nurses
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing
  • Medical–Surgical
  • Surgery
  • Medicine(all)

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