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    Fractional microplasma radiofrequency technology for non-hypertrophic post-burn scars in Asians: A prospective study of 95 patients.
    Lasers Surg Med 2017 Feb 20. Epub 2017 Feb 20.
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, 639 Zhizaoju Road, Shanghai, 200011, P. R. China.
    Background: Laser and other energy devices are emerging, minimally invasive treatments for scars. Among the various techniques, fractional microplasma radiofrequency technology (FMRT) has proven to be an effective treatment option for various types of scars and skin conditions such as rhytids, striae distensae, and hyperpigmentation.

    Objective: This prospective clinical trial was designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of FMRT for treating non-hypertrophic post-burn scars in the Asian population. Read More

    An efficacy and safety of nanofractional radiofrequency for the treatment of striae alba.
    J Cosmet Dermatol 2016 Oct 21. Epub 2016 Oct 21.
    Skin Center, Srinakharinwirot University, Wattana, Bangkok, Thailand.
    Background: Striae distensae (SD) is a form of dermal scar. A number of treatments have been proposed, but they usually have unsatisfactory result especially in striae alba. Recently, nanofractional RF has been developed. Read More

    Preliminary study on the development of an antistretch marks water-in-oil cream: ultrasound assessment, texture analysis, and sensory analysis.
    Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol 2016 6;9:249-55. Epub 2016 Sep 6.
    Department of Histology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Iuliu Hațieganu", Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
    Purpose: Striae distensae represent the result of the failure of the dermis to sustain intrinsic mechanical forces. Intensive moisturization of the lesions and use of emollient oils have been recommended for the prevention and treatment of striae distensae rubra. The aim of this research was to formulate an emollient water-in-oil cosmetic cream containing argan oil, which may be helpful in the prevention or early treatment of striae distensae. Read More

    Comparison of the effectiveness of two fluences using long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser in the treatment of striae distensae. Histological and morphometric evaluation.
    Lasers Med Sci 2016 Dec 5;31(9):1845-1853. Epub 2016 Sep 5.
    Department of Dermatology, NILES, Cairo, Egypt.
    Striae distensae are common undesirable skin lesions of significant aesthetic concern. To compare the efficacy of two fluences (75 and 100 J/cm(2)) of long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser in the treatment of striae. Forty-five patients (Fitzpatrick skin types III-V) aged between 11 and 36 years with striae (23 patients with rubra type and 22 with alba type) were enrolled in the study. Read More

    Evidence-Based Scar Management: How to Improve Results with Technique and Technology.
    Plast Reconstr Surg 2016 Sep;138(3 Suppl):165S-78S
    Columbus, Ohio; and Dallas, Texas From the Department of Plastic Surgery, the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center; and Department of Plastic Surgery, the University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center.
    Background: Scars represent the visible sequelae of trauma, injury, burn, or surgery. They may induce distress in the patient because of their aesthetically unpleasant appearance, especially if they are excessively raised, depressed, wide, or erythematous. They may also cause the patient symptoms of pain, tightness, and pruritus. Read More

    Microdermabrasion: a clinical, histometric, and histopathologic study.
    J Cosmet Dermatol 2016 Dec 29;15(4):503-513. Epub 2016 Jun 29.
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Minia University, Al-Minya, Egypt.
    Background: Microdermabrasion is a nonchemical superficial resurfacing procedure that removes the stratum corneum. Because it is a somewhat subtle procedure, it may be difficult to demonstrate its cosmetic benefit.

    Objectives: To assess the efficacy of microdermabrasion in treatment of melasma, postacne scarring, striae distensae, and photoaging by a series of microdermabrasion sittings through clinical, histometric, and histopathologic analysis. Read More

    Comparison between the efficacy and safety of platelet-rich plasma vs microdermabrasion in the treatment of striae distensae: clinical and histopathological study.
    J Cosmet Dermatol 2016 Dec 20;15(4):565. Epub 2016 Jun 20.
    Plastic Surgery Department, Henri Mondor Hospital, Creteil, France.
    The article entitled "Comparison between the efficacy and safety of platelet-rich plasma vs microdermabrasion in the treatment of striae distensae: clinical and histopathological study" (Zeinab Abd El-Samad Ibrahim, et al.) is very interesting but the methodology is not robust. Our mains comments concerned the count of the cells, the activation of the PRP and the method of assessment. Read More

    Safety and patient subjective efficacy of using galvanopuncture for the treatment of striae distensae.
    J Cosmet Dermatol 2016 Dec 19;15(4):393-398. Epub 2016 Apr 19.
    Laboratório de Pesquisa em Biofísica Celular e Inflamação, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Porto Alegre, Brazil.
    Background: Striae distensae are linear atrophic dermal scars with associated epidermal atrophy. This recurrent skin disorder causes a significant cosmetic and psychologic concern and remains a therapeutic challenge, especially when they are mature and hypopigmented (striae alba).

    Aims: In this prospective single-center study, we evaluated the efficacy, safety, and patient's satisfaction of galvanopuncture for the treatment of striae alba. Read More

    Treatment of striae distensae with needling therapy versus microdermabrasion with sonophoresis.
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 2016 Oct 2;18(6):330-4. Epub 2016 Jun 2.
    a Departments of Dermatology , Venereology and Andrology, Faculty of Human Medicine , Zagazig University, Zagazig , Egypt.
    Unlabelled: Striae distensae (SD) is a challenging cosmetic problem for which various treatment modalities have been applied. Our aim was to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of needling therapy versus microdermabrasion with sonophoresis in the treatment of SD.

    Materials And Methods: Forty female patients with SD (mean duration 2. Read More

    Fractional CO2 Laser Versus Intense Pulsed Light in Treating Striae Distensae.
    Indian J Dermatol 2016 Mar-Apr;61(2):174-80
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Asyut, Egypt.
    Context: Striae distensae are linear atrophic dermal scars covered with flat atrophic epidermis. They may cause disfigurement, especially in females. Many factors may cause striae distensae such as steroids, obesity, and pregnancy. Read More

    Is it possible to prevent striae gravidarum?
    J Chin Med Assoc 2016 May 4;79(5):272-5. Epub 2016 Apr 4.
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Healthcare Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
    Background: Striae gravidarum (SG), commonly called stretch marks, is an important cosmetic problem which is not treatable, although preventive measures might be effective. The aim of this study was to determine individual risk factors causing SG and the degree to which preventive measures could be effective.

    Methods: This prospective observational study included 211 singleton primiparous pregnant women who were hospitalized for birth and who did not have systemic diseases or other risk factors, like drug use or polyhydramnios. Read More

    Fractionated bipolar radiofrequency and bipolar radiofrequency potentiated by infrared light for treating striae: A prospective randomized, comparative trial with objective evaluation.
    Lasers Surg Med 2016 Mar 12;48(3):245-53. Epub 2016 Jan 12.
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Nice, Nice, France.
    Background And Objective: Very few treatments for striae are based on prospective randomized trials. The objective of this study was to assess the efficacy of bipolar fractional radiofrequency and bipolar radiofrequency potentiated with infrared light, alone or combined, for treating abdominal stretch marks.

    Study Design/materials And Methods: Bicentric prospective interventional randomized controlled trial in the department of Dermatology of University Hospital of Nice and Aesthetics Laser Center of Bordeaux, France. Read More

    Laser and Light Treatments for Striae Distensae: A Comprehensive Review of the Literature.
    Am J Clin Dermatol 2016 Jun;17(3):239-56
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1475 NW 12th Ave., Suite 2175, Miami, FL, 33136, USA.
    Striae distensae (SD) are common dermatologic lesions that often arise as a result of rapid weight change, certain endocrine conditions, or prolonged exposure to steroids. SD initially present as raised edematous plaques (striae rubra), after which they become white and atrophic (striae alba) owing to local breakdown and reorganization of collagen and elastin. There currently exists no reliable treatment option, though numerous topical applications have been attempted. Read More

    Treatment of striae distensae with needling therapy versus CO2 fractional laser.
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 2016 28;18(2):75-9. Epub 2016 Jan 28.
    b Department of Histology , Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University , Zagazig , Egypt.
    Background And Objectives: Striae are atrophic dermal scars with overlying epidermal atrophy causing cosmetic concern. This study assesses and compares the efficacy and safety of needling therapy versus CO2 fractional laser in treatment of striae.

    Methods: Twenty Egyptian female patients with striae in the abdomen and lower limbs were involved in the study. Read More

    Evaluation of a 1540-nm and a 1410-nm Nonablative Fractionated Laser for the Treatment of Striae.
    Dermatol Surg 2016 Feb;42(2):225-31
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Background: Aesthetically, striae distensae (SD) are a source of great concern. No treatment modality is currently considered the gold standard. However, studies of nonablative fractionated lasers (NAFLs) have been promising. Read More

    Relationship between Vitamin D Status and Striae Distensae: A Case-Referent Study.
    Dermatol Res Pract 2015 9;2015:640482. Epub 2015 Nov 9.
    Graduate Program in Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Medicine, PUCRS (FAMED), Avenida Ipiranga 6681, 90619-900 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.
    Vitamin D (VD) plays a role in the skin regulation. Striae Distensae (SD) are manifestations of epidermal atrophy that occurs after tissue tearing due to overstretching or rapid growth. The objective of this study was to investigate the relation between serum VD and occurrence of SD in women who had undergone mammaplasty with silicone implants. Read More

    The Use of a Fractional Ablative Micro-Plasma Radiofrequency Device in Treatment of Striae.
    J Drugs Dermatol 2015 Nov;14(11):1205-8
    Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of a fractional ablative micro-plasma radiofrequency (RF) device in the reduction of the appearance of abdominal striae.

    Methods: Five female patients (age range, 30-60) with abdomen striae alba (n=4) and striae rubra (n=1) were enrolled in the study. Skin type distribution among the 5 patients was two type II, one type III, and two type IVs. Read More

    Topical management of striae distensae (stretch marks): prevention and therapy of striae rubrae and albae.
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2016 Feb 20;30(2):211-22. Epub 2015 Oct 20.
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
    Striae distensae (SD) are common dermal lesions, with significant physical and psychological impact. Many therapeutic modalities are available but none can completely eradicate SD. The most common therapy is the application of topicals used both therapeutically and prophylactically. Read More

    Constriction of the ductus arteriosus, severe right ventricular hypertension, and a right ventricular aneurysm in a fetus after maternal use of a topical treatment for striae gravidarum.
    Cardiol Young 2016 Apr 7;26(4):796-8. Epub 2015 Oct 7.
    Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center - North Shore-LIJ Health System,Division of Pediatric Cardiology,New Hyde Park,New York,United States of America.
    Fetal constriction of the ductus arteriosus is a complication of maternal non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and polyphenol-rich food intake. It is unclear as to whether polyphenol-containing topical treatments have similar effects. We present a case of fetal constriction of the ductus arteriosus, severe right ventricular hypertension, and a right ventricular aneurysm associated with maternal use of a topical treatment for striae gravidarum. Read More

    [Nonablative fractional lasers: Acne scars and other indications].
    Hautarzt 2015 Oct;66(10):753-6
    Dermatologische Gemeinschaftspraxis, Pasinger Bahnhofsplatz1, 81241, München, Deutschland.
    Nonablative photothermolysis has become an established technique in laser dermatology. It is mainly used for restructuring dermal connective tissue in order to treat, for example, acne scars or solar elastosis. It is also applied to the treatment of melasma and other benign cutaneous pigment disorders. Read More

    [Acne scars and striae distensae: Effective treatment with medical skin needling].
    Hautarzt 2015 Oct;66(10):748-52
    , Bonn, Deutschland.
    Background: Medical skin needling as a nonablative procedure appears to be a good alternative to conventional surgical treatment options for the treatment of acne scars and striae.

    Objective: The effect of medical skin needling particularly with regard to the treatment of acne scars and striae as an alternative to ablative therapy options is explained.

    Materials And Methods: A summary of recent publications on medical skin needling in terms of skin regeneration in vivo and improving skin quality of patients in vivo in striae is provided. Read More

    Systematic review of the use of platelet-rich plasma in aesthetic dermatology.
    J Cosmet Dermatol 2015 Dec 23;14(4):315-23. Epub 2015 Jul 23.
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA.
    Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a highly concentrated autologous solution of plasma prepared from a patient's own blood. PRP contains platelets that are purported to release numerous growth factors that may be valuable in numerous dermatologic applications. Here, we review systematically the clinical cosmetic applications of PRP including: androgenetic alopecia, scar revision, acne scars, skin rejuvenation, dermal augmentation, and striae distensae to understand the potential and best practices for PRP use. Read More

    Marked disruption and aberrant regulation of elastic fibres in early striae gravidarum.
    Br J Dermatol 2015 Dec 8;173(6):1420-30. Epub 2015 Nov 8.
    Department of Dermatology, University of Michigan Medical School, 1910 Taubman Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, U.S.A.
    Background: Striae gravidarum (SG), or 'stretch marks' of pregnancy, begin as erythematous streaks, and mature over months to years to become permanent scar-like bands that may be hypopigmented, atrophic and lax.

    Objectives: To investigate early molecular alterations that may promote laxity of mature SG, we investigated the dermal elastic fibre network, which provides human skin with elastic properties.

    Methods: We obtained skin samples of newly developed, erythematous abdominal SG in healthy pregnant women. Read More

    Cushing's syndrome: update on signs, symptoms and biochemical screening.
    Eur J Endocrinol 2015 Oct 8;173(4):M33-8. Epub 2015 Jul 8.
    The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human DevelopmentNational Institutes of Health, Building 10, CRC, 1 East, Rm 1-3140, 10 Center Dr, MSC 1109, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-1109, USA
    Endogenous pathologic hypercortisolism, or Cushing's syndrome, is associated with poor quality of life, morbidity, and increased mortality. Early diagnosis may mitigate against this natural history of the disorder. The clinical presentation of Cushing's syndrome varies, in part related to the extent and duration of cortisol excess. Read More

    Comparison between the efficacy and safety of platelet-rich plasma vs. microdermabrasion in the treatment of striae distensae: clinical and histopathological study.
    J Cosmet Dermatol 2015 Dec 6;14(4):336-46. Epub 2015 Jul 6.
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt.
    Striae distensae is a challenging cosmetic problem for which various treatment modalities have been applied. To compare between the efficacy and tolerability of intradermal injection of autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) vs. microdermabrasion in the treatment of striae distensae. Read More

    Can different geographic conditions affect the formation of striae gravidarum? A multicentric study.
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 2015 Sep 25;41(9):1377-83. Epub 2015 May 25.
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey.
    Aim: Striae gravidarum (SG) is a most common physiological skin change that many pregnant women experience during pregnancy. We investigated the effects of geographic conditions and altitude on the formation of SG.

    Material And Methods: A total of 508 nulliparous women with singleton gestation were included in the study from three different geographic locations. Read More

    Ex vivo evaluation of the effect of photodynamic therapy on skin scars and striae distensae.
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2015 Sep 1;31(5):239-51. Epub 2015 Jun 1.
    Bioengineering Group, School of Materials, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
    Background: Skin scars and striae distensae (SD) are common dermal disorders with ill-defined treatment options. There is emerging clinical evidence for use of photodynamic therapy (PDT) in treating skin fibrosis. Therefore, the aim here was to investigate the effect of PDT on skin scars and SD in an ex vivo model of human skin scarring. Read More

    Adverse effects of topical corticosteroids in paediatric eczema: Australasian consensus statement.
    Australas J Dermatol 2015 Nov 6;56(4):241-51. Epub 2015 Mar 6.
    Department of Paediatric Dermatology, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria.
    Atopic eczema is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting about 30% of Australian and New Zealand children. Severe eczema costs over AUD 6000/year per child in direct medical, hospital and treatment costs as well as time off work for caregivers and untold distress for the family unit. In addition, it has a negative impact on a child's sleep, education, development and self-esteem. Read More

    Response to "comments on 'breast striae after cosmetic augmentation'".
    Aesthet Surg J 2015 Feb;35(2):NP37
    Dr Tsai is a plastic surgeon in private practice in West Hollywood, CA. Dr Castillo is a resident and Dr Moliver is a Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery in the Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas.

    The Safety and Efficacy of the 1540nm Non-Ablative Fractional XD Probe of Star Lux 500 Device in the Treatment of Striae Alba: Before-After Study.
    J Lasers Med Sci 2014 ;5(4):194-8
    Skin and Stem cell Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
    Introduction: Striae distensae (SD) are a frequent skin condition for which treatment remains a challenge. The 1540-nm non-ablative fractional laser (Star Lux 500) has been shown to improve atrophic scars by increasing the amount of dermal collagen. To assess the safety and efficacy of the Star Lux 500 laser in the treatment of mature hypopigmented striae in Persian people (Striae Alba). Read More

    A novel 1565 nm non-ablative fractional device for stretch marks: A preliminary report.
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 2015 Jun 27;17(3):148-55. Epub 2015 Feb 27.
    Department of Laser and Surgery, Istituto Dermatologico Europeo , Milano , Italy.
    Background: Striae Distensae (SD) is a very common dermatologic condition. We evaluated the effectiveness and safety of a novel non-ablative fractional 1565 nm laser (ResurFX) on the appearance of SD.

    Materials And Methods: Twelve Caucasian subjects with various stages of SD received three non-ablative laser treatments. Read More

    Striae after topical corticosteroid: Treatment with nonablative fractional laser 1540nm.
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 2015 Jun 2;17(3):143-7. Epub 2015 Feb 2.
    Clinic of Dermatology, Santa Casa Medical Hospital and School of Medicine , São Paulo , Brazil.
    Striae distensae are atrophic dermal scars associated with psychosocial stress. Several treatments have been used but there is no gold standard until now. Fractional photothermolysis has been described as a successful and safe method to treat scars. Read More

    Physiological skin changes during pregnancy.
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 2015 Mar;58(1):119-24
    Division of Dermatology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
    Physicians may often mistake normal physiological skin changes in pregnancy for pathologic changes, so being able to recognize the skin manifestations unique to pregnancy is of the utmost importance to avoid unnecessary testing and stress for the obstetric patient. Most physiological skin changes will resolve postpartum, so reassurance and expectant management is indicated in almost all cases. Read More

    Risk factors of striae gravidarum.
    Int J Cosmet Sci 2015 Apr 12;37(2):236-40. Epub 2015 Jan 12.
    Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Clinic Medical University of Lodz Kopcinskiego 22, Lodz 90-153, Poland.
    Background: Stretch marks are a common skin disorder. Pregnancy-related lesions are defined as striae gravidarum. The root cause of striae formation remains unknown. Read More

    The direction of optimal skin incisions derived from striae distensae.
    Plast Reconstr Surg 2014 Dec;134(6):1424-34
    San Diego, Calif. From the Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California, San Diego.
    Background: In an effort to achieve inconspicuous scars, plastic surgeons try to place their incisions in established creases and folds of skin. Although well established in the face and abdomen, these folding lines are often disputable on other parts of the body. Striae distensae always develop perpendicular to lines of tension, and their direction can be used to determine optimal incision lines. Read More

    A gender-dependent analysis of Cushing's disease in childhood: pre- and postoperative follow-up.
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2015 Jul 2;83(1):72-7. Epub 2015 Feb 2.
    Section on Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.
    Objective: To analyse gender differences in the clinical presentation and recovery of paediatric patients with Cushing's disease (CD) after transsphenoidal surgery (TSS). Indeed, gender differences between paediatric patients with CD during presentation, after TSS and postoperative recovery have not been adequately studied.

    Design: Data were obtained and retrospectively analysed from clinical reports and biochemical tests at the time of presentation, 5-9 days after TSS and at the 6 and 12 months postoperative follow-up visits to determine hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPAA) recovery. Read More

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