Tag: "liposuction" at medical news
9.2 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2004 - up 5%
...3. The top five surgical cosmetic procedures were liposuction
(325,000), nose reshaping (305,000), breast augmentation (264,000), eyelid surgery (233,000), and facelift (114,000). Minimally-invasive procedures increased 7 percent to nearly 7.5 million procedures performed in 2004. The top five minimally-inva...
Half-million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures for Hispanics in 2004 - up 49% from 2000
...y-invasive procedures and surgical procedures like liposuction
and breast augmentation most often," said Dr. Wells. "These generations tend to be more accepting and open about cosmetic surgery." Reality TV shows are also creating a greater public awareness for cosmetic surgery in the Hispanic community. "Hisp...
Massive weight loss patients create mass appeal for body contouring procedures
...n dealing with lower body contouring. Rather than liposuction
to contour the lower body, patients are turning to procedures like thigh lifts, up 45 percent in 2004 versus 2003, and lower body lifts, up 72 percent in 2004 versus 2003....
2004's top 10 hot topics in plastic surgery
...octors can harvest and store adult stem cells from liposuction
fat and successfully grow stem cells. While this ...eatment of medical disorders using stem cells from liposuction
has yet to be developed. For referrals to ASPS member plastic surgeons certified by the American Boa...
Holiday feasting could sabotage liposuction results
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. Although liposuction
is mistakenly viewed by some as a "quick fix" for weight loss, liposuction
patients are 3 times more likely to gain weight without adhering to a proper diet and 4 times more l...
Barbed sutures, wrinkle fillers give patients more innovative, non-surgical options
...argeted fat cells, giving patients the benefits of liposuction
without the pain and recovery time. Last year, more than 7 million minimally invasive procedures were performed, up 43 percent from the previous year. Almost 11 percent used a soft tissue filler to fight wrinkles, furrows and folds. With the ad...
Reprogrammable cells from fat are true adult stem cells
...he Duke researchers exposed cells taken from human liposuction
procedures to different cocktails of nutrients and...bone marrow." For their study, the Duke team took liposuction
samples from three adult donors and then grew clones of these cells for up to 25 doublings. The cell...
Surgically placed 'sling' reduces signs of aging in the neck
...gery procedures to rejuventate the neck (including liposuction
and skin tightening) between October 1996 and December 1998 (88 women; average age 54 years old). The average follow-up for the patients was about three years. "Subjective assessment of the sling procedure by 99 of the 100 patients at 12 months afte...
Florida study shows surgical mishaps more likely in physician offices than surgery centers
...ies and biopsies, and cosmetic procedures, such as liposuction
and tummy tucks, are performed in physician offices. Ambulatory surgery centers, licensed outpatient clinics where patients can go home on the same day as surgery, are highly regulated by governmental agencies. Against this backdrop, the researchers ...
U.S. pedestrians, cyclists at greater danger than European counterparts
..., exercise equipment in more homes, diet pills and liposuction
have all been total failures in fighting the current obesity epidemic. Why not try integrating walking and cycling into the daily travel routines of Americans?" Pucher says. The study was supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation....
Adult stem cells from knee fat turned into cartilage, bone, fat cells
...r that they were able to turn fat cells taken from liposuction
procedures into functional cartilage cells, provides further evidence that stem cells taken from different adult sources have the potential to be transformed into multiple specialized cell types. "In scientific terms, we have found a new source of ad...
Estimated costs of treating abnormal fat distribution and metabolic abnormalities in HIV-infected individuals
...ribution include recombinant human growth hormone, liposuction
or plastic surgery. In the study, the costs for diagnosing FMMA were estimated to be $128.74 per patient. The total first year costs for diagnosing, treating and managing FMMA range from $410 for insulin resistance to $7,368 for abnormal fat distrib...