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Springer International Publishing
Body Sculpting with Silicone Implants

Body Sculpting with Silicone Implants


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This book covers all aspects of body contouring with silicone implants with the exception of breast augmentation. After a discussion of the available silicone implants and anesthetic management, the various techniques that may be used in body sculpting are carefully described in a series of chapters focusing on augmentation of the biceps, triceps, pectorals, buttocks, hip/thigh, calf, and quadriceps. Potential complications are identified for each of the procedures and clear guidance is provided on how to avoid them. The book will enable the surgeon to gain a sound understanding of the different body sculpting techniques and when they are applicable. It is intended both for students/beginners and for experienced cosmetic plastic surgeons alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319049564
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 04/12/2014
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Nikolas Chugay, D.O. has more than 30 years of experience in facial plastic, aesthetic, and cosmetic plastic surgery and has performed over 30,000 surgical procedures. Following a residency in Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Chugay began practicing in 1977 and soon thereafter completed an elective fellowship with Ivo Pitanguy in aesthetic plastic surgery. Dr. Chugay is board certified in facial plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, and anti-aging and regenerative medicine, and he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Chugay has published numerous articles in the medical press, designed many new procedures, and invented several new implants used for muscle augmentation. He has also personally trained more than 30 postgraduate physicians for a future in cosmetic plastic surgery. Paul N. Chugay, M.D. obtained a bachelor of science in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience from the University of California San Diego before completing his medical education in New York City while attending Ross University. He subsequently undertook a residency in General Surgery at Stamford Hospital and a fellowship in General Cosmetic Surgery with Dr. Angelo Cuzalina (previous president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery), during which he performed more than 1200 procedures. Dr. Chugay is double board certified in General Surgery and General Cosmetic Surgery by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, respectively. His interests include total body reconstruction followingbariatric surgery, breast augmentation, and breast reconstruction. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American College of Surgeons, and American Medical Association.

Table of Contents

Body Implants Overview.- Anesthesia for Body Implants.- Biceps Augmentation.- Triceps Augmentation.- Pectoral Augmentation.- Buttocks Augmentation.- Hip/Thigh Augmentation.- Calf Augmentation.- Quadriceps Augmentation.

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