Tumescent Anesthetic Breast Surgery (TABS): Breast Augmentation Surgery in an Office-Based Surgical Center

  • Julio Cesar Novoa


Breast augmentation surgery has traditionally been performed under general anesthesia in either an ambulatory center or hospital setting. However, with the advent of the AWAKE Breast AugmentationTM technique and Tumescent Augmentation Breast Surgery (TABS), both primary and secondary breast augmentation surgeries are now being performed using tumescent lidocaine anesthesia in an office-based setting. The author describes the technique and discusses possible complications. TABS, in properly selected candidates, is safe and effective for use in conscience breast surgery.


Breast Surgery Breast Augmentation Capsular Contracture Anesthetic Effect Tumescent Anesthesia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Perfect Image Cosmetic Surgery, P.A.El PasoUSA

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