Medial and Lateral Thigh Liposuction

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  • Dr. Brown:
    • Gown – XL, XL Length
    • Gloves – 8 under glove, 7.5 over glove
  • Dr. Chandler:
    • Gown – L
    • Gloves – 5.5, 6 if no 5.5 available
  • Sean Kirby PA-C:
    • Gown – XL
    • Gloves – 7.5 Indicator Glove, 7 Nonlatex Glove
  • Pre-operative Medications (prescribed pre-op)
    • Night before:
      • Scopolamine patch placed behind ear
      • Shower with Hibiclens for couple days before surgery 4% topical chlorhexidine soap.
    • Upon check in for surgery:
      • Tylenol 975mg PO x1
      • Gabapentin 600mg PO x1
      • Celebrex 400mg PO x1
  • Intra-operative Medications – RN TO PULL
    • Ancef 2 grams IV (ok if allergic to Penicillins).
    • Vancomycin 1g IV (if allergic to Ancef)
    • Liposuction Tumescent Solution (PHARMACY TO PREPARE, IN PRE-OP ORDERS)
      • LR or NS 1L + 2mg Epinephrine (2 amps of 1:1000)
      • Please warm in towel/blanket warmer
  • Post-operative Medications (Prescribed pre-op)
    • Tylenol 650mg PO q6 hours scheduled
    • Methocarbamol 1500mg PO q6 hours scheduled
    • Gabapentin 300mg PO PO q6 hours scheduled  (if not too expensive)
    • Cephalexin 500mg PO q6 hours scheduled for 4 doses starting after surgery
    • Celebrex 200mg PO BID scheduled (if not too expensive)
    • Pericolace 1 tab PO BID scheduled
    • Phenergan 25mg PO q8 hours PRN nausea
    • Oxycodone 5mg tabs, 1-3 tabs PO q4 hours PRN pain
    • Ibuprofen 600mg PO q6 hours scheduled, starting 48 hours after surgery
  • Anesthesia
    • Anesthesia choice.
  • Patient Position
    • Supine, able to roll side to side for thighs (circumferential thigh prep).
  • Bed Attachments
    • Arm boards, Ulnar nerve pads, Kerlex
  • Patient Warming
    • Bair Hugger – Upper body at beginning
    • IV fluid warmer
  • DVT Prophylaxis
    • Bilateral SCDs in OR. ON and working BEFORE induction of anesthesia.  Will prep them in using stockinettes & Coban
  • Foley Catheter
    • Yes. Please have catheter running down leg and secured via SCD.
  • Instrument Sets
    • Breast & Body
    • Large Volume Liposuction (MicroAire or Vibrastat)
  • Surgical Packs
    • Body
    • Stockinettes for legs so SCDs can stay on.
  • Surgical Prep
    • Chloraprep x 4 – thighs should be circumferentially prepped for rolling
  • Irrigation Solutions
    • Warmed Normal Saline
    • Sterile water in basin for washing instruments
  • Blades (CART)
    • 11 x 1
    • 10 x 1
  • Bovie (CART)
    • Short Protected ENT tip x 1
    • Set at coagulate 60 fulgurate /  cut 60 pure
  • Suture (CART)
    • 3-0 Monocryl Large cutting x 4
  • Drains (CART)
    • none
  • Additional Supplies (CART)
    • Marking pen, Paper Ruler
  • Dressing (CART)
    • Bacitractin
    • Band Aids for lipo ports
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