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The actual role of hyaluronic acid-based and calcium hydroxylapatite soft tissue fillers: a guide for a practicing dermatologist.
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PMID:  22648331     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Soft tissue fillers (STFs) together with botulinum toxin have profoundly improved our possibilities to rejuvenate the face and other parts of human body. Among many types of STFs currently used for esthetic and medical indications in routine clinical practice dominate hyaluronic acid-based STFs and calcium hydroxylapatite. Collagen fillers (bovine, porcine and human) are gradually leaving the market replaced mostly by hyaluronic acid-based STFs. This review presents an overview of the physicochemical properties, mechanisms of action and techniques used for the correct placement of hyaluronic acid-based STFs and calcium hydroxylapatite and the most common esthetic indications for these fillers. Finally, we present the recent data on their efficacy and most common complications encountered.
Authors:
M Pavlović; M Adamič; S Schuller Petrović
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Giornale italiano di dermatologia e venereologia : organo ufficiale, Società italiana di dermatologia e sifilografia     Volume:  147     ISSN:  0026-4741     ISO Abbreviation:  G Ital Dermatol Venereol     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8102852     Medline TA:  G Ital Dermatol Venereol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  295-314     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
DCP-VENEX Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia - milos.pavlovic@dcp.si.
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