Tumescent, how do I do it?

Irwin M. Toonder*, J. A. Lawson, C. H. A. Wittens

*Corresponding author for this work

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Local perivenous anaesthesia has evolved from tumescent anaesthesia which has had a huge impact on liposuction procedures. Perivenous anaesthesia has had a similar effect on peripheral venous surgery. Safety during its application is further enhanced when combined with skilled ultrasound guidance and astute operator awareness.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-20
JournalPhlebology: The Journal of Venous Disease
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2013


  • tumescent
  • anaesthesia
  • venous
  • ultrasound

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