Denver - Most cannula manufacturers seem to care more about doctors' well being than that of patients, Gerhard Sattler, M.D., said here at the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery's world congress on liposuction. A board-certified dermatologic surgeon based in Darmstadt, Germany, Dr. Sattler presented an analysis of six common cannulas that addressed how they perform from a patient's perspective.
Denver - While new surgical tools are always welcome, doctors must not forget about the old reliable ones, Pierre F. Fournier, M.D., an aesthetic plastic surgeon b based in Paris, said at the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery's world congress on liposuction.
Denver - Tumescent liposuction pioneer Jeffrey A. Klein, M.D., strongly advised against being overly aggressive with the procedure.
Denver - Low-level lasers could provide a safe, effective option for surgeons performing tumescent liposuction, Kimberly J. Butterwick, M.D., said at the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery's World Congress on Liposuction.
Washington, D.C. - Because dermoscopy is only as reliable as the doctor using it, researchers are striving to develop diagnostic systems that eliminate the variable of physician experience altogether. Four of these systems will be discussed during a two-hour forum as part of the AAD annual gathering in February 2004. The same systems also will be demonstrated at the conference.