401/501 Liposuction 2013: New Technologies, Established Techniques, and Combined Procedures

Sunday, April 14
1:30pm – 4:30pm
3-Hour Courses - 3 CME credits per course

401/501 Liposuction 2013: New Technologies, Established Techniques, and Combined Procedures
3 CME credits
Discounted pre-registration fee: $200 On-site fee: $250
Gerald Pitman, MD, David Stoker, MD, Christopher Chia, MD, Spero Theodorou, MD and Alfredo Hoyos, MD
drpitman@drpitman.com
Level: Comprehensive                    Organization: Didactic
Desired outcomes:
Comprehensive Liposuction will cover the broad range of liposuction from fundamentals to advanced techniques. 

  • Planning and performing liposuction safely and efficiently. 
  • Alternative routines to optimally treat a broad variety of patients.
  •  Utilization of local anesthesia for rapid recovery and increased patient satisfaction.
  • Evaluation of clinical characteristics associated with increased risk.
    • mitigation and avoidance of risk,
    • treating complications.
  • Comparison of established and newer techniques:  traditional liposuction, power assisted (PAL), ultrasound assisted (Vaser), laser assisted (SmartLipo), radiofrequency assisted (Body-Tite), and water assisted liposuction (Hydrasolve).
  • Efficient use of liposuction with adjunctive procedures for skin and fascial tightening.
  • Advanced techniques to treat difficult body areas: 
    • Use of Vaser for high definition liposculpture to improve results on the abdomen and circumferential torso, 
    • Successful, safe sculpting of calves and ankles,
    • Liposuction of arms with heat producing devices to increase shrinkage and avoid brachioplasty,
    • Sophisticated treatment of gynecomastia.