Tumescent Local Anesthesia

Tumescent local anesthesia is a special form of local anesthesia. Dr. Gerhard Sattler, Director of Rosenpark Clinic, was one of the first doctors to use it in Germany more than 25 years ago and has since continuously refined the method.

Dr. Gerhard Sattler was one of the first doctors to use tumescent local anesthesia in Germany more than 25 years ago and has since continuously refined the method.

During tumescent local anesthesia, a highly diluted anesthesia solution is applied into the subcutaneous fatty tissue in large quantities in order to numb larger areas. The major advantages:

  • Larger areas can be locally numbed safely.
  • The anesthesia lasts for a long time.

With tumescent local anesthesia the patient is awake and in full possession of his/her physical and mental faculties.

Larger quantities of highly diluted anesthesia solution are used for tumescent local anesthesia at Rosenpark Clinic.
The highly diluted anesthesia solution is injected . . .
Large quantities of anesthesia solution are injected into the tissue to be treated slowly and in a controlled manner for tumescent local anesthesia at Rosenpark Clinic.
. . . into the tissue slowly and controlled.

Tumescent local anesthesia is offered for the following treatments at Rosenpark Clinic: liposuction, vein treatments, hyperhidrosis, facelift and many more.

Anxious, excitable or algesic patients can additionally receive analgo-sedation from our anesthesiologists in order to place them in a pleasant state of sedation.

In the normal state, the fat cells are firmly located between lymph stream and bloodstream in the subcutaneous tissue.
Fat cells are located in the connective tissue of the subcutaneous tissue.
Larger quantities of highly diluted anesthesia solution are inserted into the subcutaneous tissue for tumescent local anesthesia.
The tumescence solution is inserted into the subcutaneous tissue.
In the subcutaneous tissue, the fat cells absorb the anesthesia fluid of the tumescent local anesthesia, swell and become easier to aspirate. The connective tissue that is tightened due to the increased volume is preserved.
The fat cells absorb the solution and are easier to aspirate with the cannula.

Are you interested in a no-obligation personal consultation for an aesthetic treatment at Rosenpark Clinic? We would be happy to schedule an appointment for you.