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Physicians use liposuction to treat lipedema

Plastic Surgery SmartBrief | Jun 21, 2016

A small number of physicians are using liposuction to treat patients with lipedema, a chronic disease often mistaken for obesity because it causes fat buildup, especially in the legs. Surgeon Nadiv Shapira, who uses water-assisted liposuction to treat lipedema, says that although insurers see liposuction as a cosmetic procedure, it can be "a lifesaver" for patients with lipedema. The News Journal (Wilmington, Del.) (tiered subscription model) (06/21)


Surgeons return brain to inside of skull of boy born with severe encephalocele

Plastic Surgery SmartBrief | Jun 24, 2016

Carboxy is not first choice for under-eye circles, plastic surgeon says

Plastic Surgery SmartBrief | Jun 21, 2016

Study: Funnel reduces re-operation rates linked to capsular contracture

Plastic Surgery SmartBrief | Jun 24, 2016

Administrative hassles make solo practice a challenge

Plastic Surgery SmartBrief | Jun 21, 2016

Health care providers have until July 1 to apply for MU hardship exemption

Plastic Surgery SmartBrief | Jun 21, 2016

Articles highlight health care needs of transgender patients

Plastic Surgery SmartBrief | Jun 21, 2016

Study finds 6.5% readmission rate for septorhinoplasty patients

Plastic Surgery SmartBrief | Jun 21, 2016

Physician bias may affect patient decision-making, study says

Plastic Surgery SmartBrief | Jun 24, 2016

Surgeon, patient talk about Canada's first hand-forearm transplant

Plastic Surgery SmartBrief | Jun 24, 2016


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