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AACS releases 2006 liposuction guidelines

Article-AACS releases 2006 liposuction guidelines

Chicago — The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) has released its updated practice guidelines for liposuction surgery.

The updated guidelines, which serve as recommendations for surgeons, include key patient safety data on the use of tumescent anesthesia compared with general anesthesia. The guidelines also address the employment of laser light technologies in liposuction and emphasize the importance of receiving appropriate training on new techniques in this rapidly evolving field.

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