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Endoscopic liposhaving – a modification of liposuction

New technique to lose fat and recontour the neck

Todd Schaeffer, MD, FACS, Assistant Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, The New York University School of Medicine, discusses endoscopic liposhaving, a new technique he devised to lose fat and recontour the neck using direct visualization.

Summary:
Endoscopic liposhaving is a new fat removal technique which uses a small incision with direct visualization to remove fat and recontour the neck.

References and Resources
Schaeffer BT. Endoscopic liposhaving for neck recontouring. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2000;2:264-268.
Gross CW, Becker DG, Lindsey WH, Park SS, Marshall DD. The soft-tissue shaving procedure for removal of adipose tissue. A new, less traumatic approach than liposuction. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1995 Oct; 121(10):1117-20.
Maloney BP, Schiebelhoffer J. Minimal-incision endoscopic face-lift. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2000 Oct-Dec; 2(4):274-8.
Becker DG, Weinberger MS, Miller PJ, Park SS, Wang TD, Cook TA, Tardy ME Jr, Gross CW. The liposhaver in facial plastic surgery. A multi-institutional experience. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2000;2:264-268.

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