Ultrasound-guided bichectomy: A case report of a novel approach
作者: Alexandre Godinho PereiraGregory Fernandes NapoliThiago Bissoli GomesLuiz Paulo Carvalho RochaTânia de Carvalho Rocha
作者单位: 1Department of Dental Clinics, Oral Pathology, and Oral Surgery, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
2Doctor of Den-tal Surgery, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
3Department of Mor-phology, Biological Sciences Institute, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazi
4Doctor of Dental Surgery, Radiologist of the Hermes Pardini Group, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
刊名: International Journal of Case Reports and Images, 2020, Vol.11
来源数据库: Edorium Journals Pvt. Ltd.
DOI: 10.5348/101086Z01AP2020CR
关键词: Adipose tissueCase reportFaceLipectomyUltrasonography
原始语种摘要: Introduction: Bichectomy promotes reduction of cheek volume by partial removal of the buccal fat pad. Like any other surgical procedure, there are inherent risks that can lead to severe complications. To minimize those risks, a novel approach using real-time ultrasonography (US) imaging during the procedure was performed on a difficult bichectomy case with anatomical variation in the buccal fat pad position. Case Report: A 25-year-old female patient was referred for bichectomy on her left cheek. An ultrasound scan was performed and an anatomical variation in position was detected. The patient’s left buccal fat pad was located deep in the masseteric area and in close relationship with branches from the facial vein and the transverse facial artery. Since there was an increased risk to...
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  • guided 制导的
  • ultrasound 超声
  • anatomical 解剖的
  • imaging 图像形成
  • novel 长篇小说
  • buccal 口的
  • report 通报
  • variation 变异
  • procedure 手续
  • volume 体积