Clin Plast Surg 1999 Jul;26(3):481-524, ix
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
The authors report on the Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction (UAL) Safety and Effects conference held in St. Louis, Missouri, in November 1998. The meeting was convened to discuss how internal UAL works (its physics and mechanisms of action), gain a basic knowledge of the interaction between acoustic energy and tissue, identify safety concerns potentially related to thermal effects and free radical production, and define future research questions. Read More