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Non-invasive, external ultrasonic lipolysis.
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PMID:  20123426     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Numerous nonsurgical techniques and devices have sought to reproduce the effectiveness of liposuction. Unfortunately, the vast majority of these has fallen short of adequate results or has been plagued with complications. UltraShape (UltraShape; Yoqneam, Israel) is a device that is able to accomplish the reduction of the subcutaneous fat with a procedure that is both comfortable and leads to good patient satisfaction. Its design of a nonthermal ultrasonic energy is able to produce cavitation leading to fat cell lysis while sparing adjacent blood vessels and nerves. Although the results are not equivalent to surgical results, this device will offer a safe and effective alternative for patients who are apprehensive about undergoing liposuction.
Kyle M Coleman; William P Coleman; Arie Benchetrit
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in cutaneous medicine and surgery     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1558-0768     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Cutan Med Surg     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-03     Completed Date:  2010-05-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9617260     Medline TA:  Semin Cutan Med Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  263-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dermatology, Private Practice, Austin, TX, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adipocytes / physiology
Cosmetic Techniques / instrumentation*
High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Ablation / instrumentation*,  methods

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