In Brief: Mentor Contour Genesis
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Mentor Contour Genesis: Ultrasound-assisted liposuction system receives FDA investigational device exemption for clinical trials, Mentor reports. A prototype of the system was unveiled at the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons' meeting in Dallas in mid-November ("The Gray Sheet" Dec. 9, p. 12). The technique involves "removing body fat by melting fat cells with ultrasonic energy and draining the liquified fat through a suction tube," Mentor explains. The device is anticipated to "provide improved contouring capabilities with less trauma and quicker recovery" than conventional liposuction...
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