327 LIPOSUCTION NECK or FACE

            Add-on procedure, set up same as 403 FACELIFT

            Almost always used with 415 SUBMENTAL LIPECTOMY

Updated May 31, 2015

 

ICD9 CODE:

V50.1ELECTIVE COSMETIC, 744.9 FACE NECK

CPT CODE(S):

15876 LIPOSUCTION HEAD FACE

 

ANESTHESIA NOTES

same as facelift

PATIENT POSITION, SETUP

same as facelift

 

EQUIPMENT

same as facelift

SPECIALS

Do not need lipo machine, will use manual Tulip cannulas

PREP and DRAPING

Head sheet w/ 2 towels, 1000 drape, split sheet

CAUTERY and SUCTION

none for lipo

 

for LIPOSUCTION

Dr. C will bring Tulip cannulas - these are manual; do not need lipo machine.

Hunsdadt infiltration cannulas

 

SOLUTIONS | IRRIGATION

none fo lipo

NEEDLES | SYRINGES

note: use 5 instead of 10

[5] 20cc syringes/22g long Quincke spinal needles ➤ for solution C

[5] 10cc syringes/25g 1½" needle ➤ for solution F

LOCAL ANESTHETIC

use ½ of facelift amounts: 100 cc solution “C”; 50 cc Solution “F”

MEDICATIONS

same as facelift

 

SETS TO OPEN

Dr C Facelift & Dr. C Special Plastic set - will be open for submental lipectomy

INSTRUMENTS USED (ON MAYO STAND)

     FORCEPS, SCISSORS

none for lipo

     NEEDLE HOLDERS

[2] 6" smooth Crile Wood NH

     RETRACTORS

none for lipo

     KNIFE | BLADES

[1] No. 15 blades

LIPOSUCTION

Dr. C will bring manual Tulip cannulas; no lipo machine needed

     INFILTRATION CANNULAS

Hunsdadt infiltration cannula, NO PRESSURE BAGS

 

STERILE SUPPLIES, SPONGES

same as facelift

NON-STERILE SUPPLIES

same as facelift

 

SUTURES

No

Type

SN

status

       

[ 2 ]

5-0 Plain P3

686

open

 

 

DRAINS

none for lipo

DRESSINGS, POSTOPERATIVE

same as facelift

 

COMMENTS

Procedure is done at same time as SUBMENTAL LIPECTIOMY

DATE MODIFIED

March 2008, December 2008, Oct 2013, May 2015