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Ultrasound-guided Upper Arm Lift

Brachioplasty

Arm Lift which is also known as Brachioplasty is a cosmetic surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the under portion of your upper arms.

Brachioplasty is a type of body-contouring surgery. This type of surgery is often done after weight-loss surgery. Most people who have had weight-loss surgery are interested in surgery that reshapes the body.

 Ultrasound is needed in the pre-stage procedure and also it may be used as an aid in the diagnosis and treatment of post-Brachioplasty, in which Injury to the medial brachial and the medial antebrachial nerves may occur after the procedure and may lead to severe pain.

Which Ultrasound Scanner is the best to be used with Brachioplasty?

It is strongly advised to utilize a high-frequency Mini Linear Transducer to help in the identification and treatment of post-arm lift damage to the medial brachial and medial antebrachial nerves.

For instance, the Color Mini Linear Wireless Ultrasound Scanner SIFULTRAS-3.53 guidance enables for visibility of the distribution of local anaesthetic and, if necessary, repeated injections throughout the medial brachial and medial antebrachial nerves to guarantee the appropriate spread of local anaesthetic, increasing block success.

Ultrasound screening is offered to all plastic surgery patients undergoing surgery under total intravenous anaesthesia. Scans are scheduled before surgery, the day after surgery, and approximately 1 week after surgery. SIFULTRAS-3.53 Color Wireless Ultrasound Scanner 10-12-14 MHz is used to image the deep veins of both lower extremities

Ultrasound (US)-guided injection can visually validate successful injection, reducing patient anxiety and the risk of medial nerve damage.

References: High-resolution ultrasound as an aid in the diagnosis and treatment of post-brachioplasty injury, What is brachioplasty?,

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