Tumescent Local Anesthesia

  • C. W. Hanke
  • B. Sommer
  • G. Sattler

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. Theory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. B. Sommer, C. W. Hanke, G. Sattler
      Pages 3-4
    3. D. Bergfeld, C. W. Hanke
      Pages 5-8
    4. B. Sommer, H. Breuninger
      Pages 9-13
    5. S. Schwarz, D. Bergfeld, B. Sommer
      Pages 14-27
    6. S. Schwarz, S. Rapprich
      Pages 28-34
    7. D. Bergfeld, B. Sommer
      Pages 35-43
    8. D. Bergfeld, B. Sommer
      Pages 44-46
    9. B. Sommer
      Pages 47-51
  3. Practical Application

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. D. Bergfeld, B. Sommer, G. Sattler
      Pages 55-60
    3. D. Bergfeld, B. Sommer
      Pages 68-70
  4. Indications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. B. Sommer, G. Sattler
      Pages 73-90
    3. M. Simon
      Pages 91-97
    4. B. Sommer, D. Bergfeld
      Pages 98-101
    5. B. Blugerman, D. Schavelzon
      Pages 102-106
    6. G. Sattler, B. Sommer
      Pages 107-108
    7. D. Spencer, C. W. Hanke
      Pages 109-112
    8. G. Sattler
      Pages 113-116
    9. B. Sommer
      Pages 117-119
    10. A. Picoto
      Pages 120-125
    11. A. Fratila, B. Sommer
      Pages 126-132
    12. E. Hasche
      Pages 133-136
    13. M. Hagedorn
      Pages 137-141
    14. M. Sandhofer
      Pages 142-147
    15. R. Kuner
      Pages 148-152
    16. R. Ernst
      Pages 153-155
    17. H. Breuninger
      Pages 156-159
    18. B. Sommer, G. Sattler
      Pages 160-170
    19. A. Fratila
      Pages 174-181
    20. G. Sattler, B. Sommer
      Pages 182-185
    21. G. Sattler
      Pages 186-187
    22. M. Augustin, W. Vanscheidt
      Pages 188-192
    23. W. Schmeller
      Pages 193-203
    24. H. Breuninger
      Pages 204-208
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 209-211

About this book


Since the introduction of Tumescent Local Anesthesia by Dermatologist and Pharmacologist J.A. Klein, this method of subcutaneous infiltration of large volumes of diluted anesthetic has been more rapidly adopted by doctors all over the world than any other anesthetic method before. Initially invented for cosmetic liposuction, the unsurpassed safety of the procedure has led to many new indications. Today, the advantages are used by dermatologists, general surgeons and plastic surgeons, gynecologists, phlebologists, and ENT specialists. The book contains a wealth of original work and for the first time gives detailed information, clinical examples and tips & tricks on: Medical issues such as liposuction, extirpation of lipomas, wide excision, dermabrasion, flaps and grafts, split skin grafting, hyperhidrosis, acne inversa, breast surgery, sentinel lymph node biopsy. Cosmetic surgery is also covered: abdominoplasty, medial thigh lift, face lift, laser skin resurfacing, hair restoration surgery. Special emphasis was laid on all aspects of phlebologic surgery in tumescent local anesthesia. All contributions were made by internationally renowned experts in their field, such as dermatoloogy, anesthesiology,plastic surgery, general surgery, phlebology, gynecology. The brief but thorough theoretical introduction covers up-to-date background information on pharmacology and technique and makes this book an ideal companion for all courses on the subject.


Facelift Hyperhidrosis Infusion infection laser liposuction prevention surgery therapy thrombosis transplantation

Editors and affiliations

  • C. W. Hanke
    • 1
  • B. Sommer
    • 2
  • G. Sattler
    • 2
  1. 1.Laser & Skin SurgeryCenter of IndianaCarmelUSA
  2. 2.Rosenparkklinik GmbHFachklinik für ästhetisch-operative DermatologieDarmstadtGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-63063-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-56744-5
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