Title

Acute Renal Failure following Novel Subcutaneous Fat Reduction with Injected Ice Slurry.

Division

Gulf Coast

Hospital

Medical City Weatherford

Document Type

Case Report

Publication Date

7-1-2021

Keywords

Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions, Intraoperative complications

Disciplines

Internal Medicine | Plastic Surgery | Surgical Procedures, Operative

Abstract

A new fat-freezing injection may pose significant health risks. Subcutaneous injection of partially frozen normal saline and glycerol has been shown to significantly reduce adipose tissue. This article reports the first human case and adverse reactions following this new procedure.

Publisher or Conference

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - GlobalOpen

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