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Tissue tightening: a hot topic utilizing deep dermal heating.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18189066     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The US market has seen a rapid growth in new radiofrequency (RF) devices over the past several years, all for the benefit of our patients. This column will summarize the various types of RF devices currently available and review their technologies for a nonsurgical approach to tissue tightening. Further clinical trials are necessary to demonstrate the efficacy as well as safety of RF devices for tissue tightening so that we can treat our patients with devices that truly work and provide the desired results.
Michael H Gold
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1545-9616     ISO Abbreviation:  J Drugs Dermatol     Publication Date:  2007 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-01-14     Completed Date:  2008-02-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101160020     Medline TA:  J Drugs Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1238-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Gold Skin Care Center, Nashville, TN 37215, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cosmetic Techniques / instrumentation*
Dermis / radiation effects
Infrared Rays / therapeutic use*
Radio Waves / therapeutic use*
Skin Aging / radiation effects*

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