Trial shows efficacy of ultrasound for body sculpting

02/22/2012 | Dermatology Times

Noninvasive, high-intensity, focused ultrasound reduced waist circumference faster than low-energy ultrasound, and both worked better than sham treatment in a study of 180 patients. Patients treated with low-energy ultrasound reported less pain than those in the high-energy group, but only 5% and 11%, respectively, reported severe pain. Bruising and edema resolved within 14 days in all patients, and clinical laboratory tests showed no abnormalities in lipid levels, hematology, hepatic and renal function, or inflammation and coagulation.

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