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This study evaluates the safety and efficacy of deoxycholic acid injections to dissolve adipose tissue in the anterior and posterior aspect of the axilla or the so called "brassiere strap fat" (BSF). Adult females aged 18-65 dissatisfied with their moderate or severe BSF will receive deoxycholic acid (dose strength: 2 mg/cm2) via subcutaneous injections into posterior and/or anterior axillary roll adiposity .
The efficacy and safety of deoxycholic acid injections to dissolve adipose tissue in the submental area have been extensively evaluated. Deoxycholic acid injections have also been used successfully off-label to dissolve adipose tissues in other body areas. Our clinical experience in addition to a few case reports have shown the effectiveness and safety of deoxycholic acid injections to dissolve the adipose tissue in the anterior and posterior aspect of the axilla or the so called "brassiere strap fat" (BSF).
This is a single-center, prospective, single-arm, single-blind trial study.
This study is expected to benefit the existing literature by potentially adding a new non-invasive injectable treatment to a condition of excessive adipose tissue in the anterior and posterior aspect of the axilla that until now could only be treated with invasive surgery.
Brassiere Strap Fat (BSF)
JUVA Skin & Laser Center
Juva Skin & Laser Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-19T03:56:41-0400
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