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Noninvasive Body Contouring with Radiofrequency, Ultrasound, Cryolipolysis, and Low-Level Laser Therapy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21824546     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Noninvasive body contouring is perhaps one of the most alluring areas of esthetic surgery today. This article discusses current noninvasive body-contouring modalities, including suction massage devices, radiofrequency energy, high-frequency focused ultrasound, cryolipolysis, and low-level light laser therapy devices. It also discusses imminent technologies awaiting approval by the Food and Drug Administration, reviews the basic science and clinical effects behind each of these existing and emerging technologies, addresses patient selection and clinical applications of each modality, and discusses the applicability and economics of providing noninvasive lipolysis services in office.
Authors:
R Stephen Mulholland; Malcolm D Paul; Charbel Chalfoun
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in plastic surgery     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1558-0504     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Plast Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0424767     Medline TA:  Clin Plast Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  503-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Private Plastic Surgery Practice, SpaMedica® Clinics, 66 Avenue Road, Suite 4, Toronto, ON M5R 3N8, Canada.
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