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Reusable fat collection and grafting system receives FDA clearance

May 3, 2017

A reusable fat collection and grafting system known as the Lipo-Loop System today became the first to receive FDA clearance, according to a statement from Millennium Medical Technologies.

The clearance includes liposuction and body shaping components that the company offers and is approved for low weight, sterile, disposable lids, along with a bag, for collection and transfer of the fat, according to the statement. The company noted that many of its products can be used in conjunction with the new device, such as pumps, tubing, cannulas, and a soft tissue harvesting device.

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MemoryGel Xtra silicone gel-filled breast implants gain FDA approval

April 26, 2017
The MemoryGel Xtra silicone gel-filled breast implants received FDA approval today, according to a statement from Mentor Worldwide LLC, manufacturer of the implants. The…
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ASAPS to celebrate 50 years of aesthetics at annual meeting

April 19, 2017
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery will celebrate its 50th anniversary at its annual meeting April 28-May 2 in San Diego. Surgical and nonsurgical…
In the Journals

Nipple-areola complex repositioning may be corrected in multiple ways

April 10, 2017
Radiation experience and vertical mastectomy incisions were factors associated with nipple-areola complex malpositioning. Researchers conducted a retrospective review of…
FDA News

Reusable fat collection and grafting system receives FDA clearance

May 3, 2017
A reusable fat collection and grafting system known as the Lipo-Loop System today became the first to receive FDA clearance, according to a statement…

FDA News

MemoryGel Xtra silicone gel-filled breast implants gain FDA approval

April 26, 2017
The MemoryGel Xtra silicone gel-filled breast implants received FDA approval today, according to a statement from Mentor Worldwide LLC, manufacturer…

Meeting News

ASAPS to celebrate 50 years of aesthetics at annual meeting

April 19, 2017
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery will celebrate its 50th anniversary at its annual meeting April 28-May 2 in San Diego. Surgical…

In the Journals

Nipple-areola complex repositioning may be corrected in multiple ways

April 10, 2017
Radiation experience and vertical mastectomy incisions were factors associated with nipple-areola complex malpositioning. Researchers conducted a…

In the Journals

Preoperative CT angiogram may reduce abdominal complications in breast reconstruction

April 6, 2017
CT angiogram before abdominal tissue breast reconstruction may predict bulge/hernia, according to recent findings. In the retrospective matched case…

In the Journals

Perforator selection may be useful in reducing perfusion-related flap complications

March 31, 2017
Adding a lateral row perforator to a dominant medial row perforator may reduce fat necrosis in flap breast reconstruction, according to recent…

FDA News

FDA updates safety alert on breast implant–associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, reports 9 deaths

March 22, 2017
The FDA issued a safety alert update on breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, recommending clinicians provide routine care and…

Americans spent more than $15 billion on aesthetic procedures in 2016

March 16, 2017
Americans spent more than $15 billion on combined surgical and nonsurgical aesthetic procedures in 2016, an increase of 11% over the prior year…

In the Journals

Enhanced recovery protocol for alloplastic breast reconstruction may be safe

March 16, 2017
An enhanced recovery protocol was associated with improved patient satisfaction and length of hospital stay among women undergoing alloplastic breast…

In the Journals

Immediate postmastectomy breast reconstruction may be a safe, effective option

February 24, 2017
In the postmastectomy radiation setting, immediate autologous breast reconstruction yielded similar complication and satisfaction rates as delayed…

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