Ultrasonography-Guided Cannula Method for PMMA Injection in Aesthetic Gluteal Augmentation: A Technical Note
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Comments: The Discussion provides the evidence of the usefulness of the ultrasonography-guided cannula method for prevention of vascular and nervous trauma – caused by filler injections. The authors also provided the limitations of the study and showed the potential benefits of the ultrasound-guided cannula method. On the basis of the study conducted, the Conclusion suggests ultrasonography as a complementary tool to monitor tissue filler injections, mainly in the gluteal region and to avoid possible vascular and nervous injuries.
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Comments: The study puts forth the detailed technique for analyzing the usefulness of ultrasound-guided injections of polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) in the gluteal region of two patients. The authors illustrated the overall methods and provided the probable results of the study.
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Corresponding AuthorHonorio Sampaio Menezes
Hospital Dr Homero Lima Menezes, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Article TypeTechnical Note
Publication historyReceived: Tue 29, Nov 2022
Accepted: Mon 26, Dec 2022
Published: Wed 18, Jan 2023
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