The Feasibility of Treatment for Skin Diseases Using the Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator


Ultrasound energy liquefies high fluid content tissues, such as epidermis and sweat glands via cavitation, but minimally affects dermis, blood vessels, and nerves at the same energy level. We have used ultrasonic surgical aspirator to treat several skin diseases such as Bowen’s disease, wart, prurigo nodularis, and osmidrosis. The ultrasonic surgical aspirator offers an effective and safe method to treat them with few complications. We expect several other skin diseases could likely be cured using ultrasonic surgical aspirator by accumulating additional cases.

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C. Nakahara, S. Niiyama, S. Kajiura, Y. Ito, N. Sumiya and K. Katsuoka, "The Feasibility of Treatment for Skin Diseases Using the Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator," Modern Plastic Surgery, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2013, pp. 71-75. doi: 10.4236/mps.2013.32014.

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