cosmetic surgery converting cc's to lbs

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cosmetic surgery converting cc's to lbs

Postby summer45693 » Sat Nov 17, 2007 10:29 am

im a 24 yr old f. just had cosmetic surgery..liposuction and they said they removed 1700cc's (they showed me the container it looked like a lot)... my question is how does that convert to lbs?

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Postby Sandy Tracy RN » Sat Nov 17, 2007 10:51 pm

Hi Summer45693. Thanks for writing in with your question.
There is approximately 454.5 cc's in 1 lb. So during your liposuction procedure they extracted 3.74 pounds.
Thanks again for writing in and good luck.
Sandy RN

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