There Will Be LESS Blood: New Study Recommends VASER(R) Lipo Over Traditional Liposuction to Significantly Limit Blood Loss During Body Sculpting Procedures

Thursday, August 14, 2008 General News J E 4
LOUISVILLE, Colo., Aug. 14 A recent scientific study findsthat VASER Lipo significantly limits blood loss during liposuction whencompared to traditional liposuction alone. The study was published in theJuly/August issue of the "Aesthetic Surgery Journal." The authors concludedthat VASER-assisted lipoplasty should be recommended over traditionalsuction-assisted lipoplasty for patients undergoing large-volume liposuctionprocedures or treatments in very fibrous areas of the body where increasedblood loss is expected.

The study was conducted by Onelio Garcia, Jr. MD and Nirmal Nathan with 57patients. Traditional liposuction was performed on 27 patients, while 30patients underwent the VASER Lipo treatment. The findings showed thattraditional liposuction results in 7.5 times more blood loss compared to theVASER Lipo procedure.

The VASER Lipo System is a third-generation internal ultrasound-assistedlipoplasty device manufactured by Sound Surgical Technologies LLC inLouisville, Colorado. This technology enables physicians to precisely emulsifyfat cells in the body while preserving important tissues like nerves, bloodvessels, and collagen. As a result, VASER Lipo significantly reduces bloodloss, and patients experience minimal pain and rapid recovery.

"We're absolutely thrilled with the results of the study," said SoundSurgical Technologies CEO Dan Goldberger. "VASER Lipo already has several welldocumented clinical advantages, but this particular scientific study adds newlevels of credibility to the benefits of VASER technology over traditionalmethods," concluded Goldberger.

About Sound Surgical -- Founded in 1998, Sound Surgical Technologiesplaced its first VASER Lipo System on the market in March 2001. More than70,000 procedures have been performed worldwide using the VASER System. Analternative to traditional tumescent liposuction, the VASER -- VibrationAmplification of Sound Energy at Resonance -- Lipo System uses advancedultrasonic energy to selectively break apart unwanted fat, while preservingother important connective tissue. VASER Lipo physicians report smooth,predictable results, improved skin retraction and fast patient recovery. WithVASER Lipo, physicians can perform a wide range of body contouringapplications -- from significant fat reduction to precise sculpting on allareas of the body.

SOURCE Sound Surgical Technologies


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