ASAPS Launches Task Force To Research Brazilian Buttock Lift Complications
4 monthes ago - By Surgical Aesthetics Magazine
Recent deaths and serious complications associated with the increasingly popular Brazilian Buttock Lift Procedure have prompted the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery to form a task force to examine the causes behind these complications and help educate physicians on best practices.
The ASAPS notes that to-date, autopsy reports reveal that all deceased BBL patients have had specific findings in common, including:
1. Fat in the gluteal muscles 2. Fat beneath the muscles 3. Damage to the superior or inferior gluteal vein 4. Massive fat emboli in the heart and/or lungs
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