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Endo-Radiofrequency Subcision for Acne Scars Treatment: A Case Series Study

Nilforoushzadeh, Mohammad Ali; Heidari-Kharaji, Maryam; Fakhim, Tannaz; Torkamaniha, Elham; Nouri, Maryam; Rafiee, Shohreh; Roohaninasab, Masoumeh; Behrangi, Elham et Jaffary, Fariba (2022). Endo-Radiofrequency Subcision for Acne Scars Treatment: A Case Series Study Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology , vol. 21 , nº 11. pp. 5651-5656. DOI: 10.1111/jocd.15195.

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BACKGROUND: Acne scars have important psychosocial suffering for patients. Several interventions have been utilized to treat acne scars, that have different degrees of efficacy and side effect. Multimodal method can attain better results to improving the physical appearance of the patients that can significantly increase the quality of life. Subcision is a recognized treatment procedure particularly for rolling acne scars, but it needs modification to increase the effect of procedure. AIMS: To assess the efficacy and safety of Endo-Radiofrequency (Endo-RF) subcision in acne scars treatment. METHODS: In this study, 9 adult patients with atrophic acne scars were enrolled. The patients receive Endo-RF subcision one time, and followed up for 6 months. Outcome was measured using biometric assessment by Visioface 1000 D, Mexameter and skin ultrasound imaging system, post-treatment photographs and patient's satisfaction. RESULTS: the results showed that patients had significant improvement from baseline according to the reduction of the number of skin fine and large pore (P < 0.05), and spots (P < 0.05). Also the density and thickness of the dermis and epidermis were significantly increased (P < 0.05). CONCLUSIONS: Endo-RF subcision modality can consider as a safe and effective method for acne scar treatment.

Type de document: Article
Mots-clés libres: acne scar; radiofrequency; subcision; treatment.
Centre: Centre INRS-Institut Armand Frappier
Date de dépôt: 29 déc. 2023 16:19
Dernière modification: 29 déc. 2023 16:19
URI: https://espace.inrs.ca/id/eprint/13441

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