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Zeltiq's CoolSculpting

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Non-invasive fat reduction system will be available in the U.S. immediately after receiving 510(k) clearance, announced Sept. 8. Zeltiq received a CE mark in September 2009 for the controlled cooling technology (1"The Gray Sheet" June 7, 2010). The non-surgical substitute for liposuction is based on the natural biologic susceptibility of fat cells to cold. The CoolSculpting system kills underlying fat cells and does not affect the skin tissue, the firm explains

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