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Patent: 7,374,551

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Summary for Patent: 7,374,551
Title:Minimally invasive fat cavitation method
Abstract: A method of fat cavitation including infiltrating adipose tissue with a liquid, creating a puncture in a patient\'s skin, providing a wire, the wire being generally uniform in diameter and having a first end and a second end and introducing the second end of the wire through the puncture in the patient\'s skin. The method further includes placing at least a portion of the second end of the wire in contact the adipose tissue, generating an ultrasonic wave, transmitting the ultrasonic wave to the second end of the wire, creating cavitation bubbles in at least a portion of the targeted adipose tissue and liquefying at least a portion of the targeted adipose tissue. It is emphasized that this abstract is provided to comply with the rules requiring an abstract that will allow a searcher or other reader to quickly ascertain the subject matter of the technical disclosure. It is submitted with the understanding that it will not be used to interpret or limit the scope or meaning of the claims.
Inventor(s): Liang; Marc D. (Pittsburgh, PA), Narayanan; Krishna (Pittsburgh, PA)
Assignee: Pittsburgh Plastic Surgery Research Associates (Pittsburgh, PA)
Application Number:10/370,214
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 7,374,551

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Smith And Nephew SANTYL collagenase OINTMENT;TOPICAL 101995 001 1965-06-04   Start Trial Pittsburgh Plastic Surgery Research Associates (Pittsburgh, PA) 2039-03-29 RX search
>Applicant >Tradename >Biologic Ingredient >Dosage Form >BLA >Number >Approval Date >Patent No. >Assignee >Estimated Patent Expiration >Status >Orphan >Source

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