Physician Overview of Shockwave Therapy in Practice: ESWT in Aesthetic Medicine, Burns & Dermatology

November 14, 2019  |  By Elise Hamann

If you’re a surgeon working on reconstructive, burn or aesthetic cases, you won’t want to miss this valuable reference on EPAT (Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology), also referred to as Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT). 

eswtIn this latest book in the popular Level 10 research series, you’ll find a wide range of studies and articles written by international shockwave experts and pioneers. This information provides physicians with an up-to-date and unique overview of how shockwave treatment is applied to medical conditions including reconstructive, burn and aesthetic surgical cases.

For the field of aesthetic medicine, you’ll find detailed research and information that includes these topics:

  • Effectiveness of ESWT in aesthetic dermatology
  • Treating cellulite with ESWT
  • Impact of ESWT on dermal microcirculation
  • ESWT for skin rejuvenation in the face

For the treatment of burns, dermatological conditions and wound treatment, this hands-on guide covers:

  • Wound healing and scar treatment
  • Accelerated healing of burn wounds
  • Positive impact of ESWT on diabetic foot syndrome
  • Treatment of skin ulcers
  • Shockwave treatment on cutaneous microcirculation 
  • The relationship between cutaneous wound healing and regeneration (the skin is completely re-epithelialized after 14 days of undisturbed wound healing)

Shockwave and Aesthetic Medicine

If your focus is aesthetic medicine, there are numerous studies covered that use radial pressure wave therapy, focused shockwave therapy and the combination of these two techniques. For the treatment of cellulite, you’ll read about the randomized, controlled CelluShock study on focused ESWT for cellulite. To round your knowledge, you’ll get a meta-analysis of all currently available clinical studies related to shockwave treatment for cellulite.

ESWT Used to Treat Secondary Lymphedema

In addition to the diagnosis and classification of lymphedema, you’ll learn more about ESWT application in breast cancer cases. There’s a chapter dedicated to the positive impact of ESWT for treatment diabetic food syndrome as well as a paper covering a short history and practical application of medical flossing as an intermittent tourniquet therapy.

This Level 10  desk reference is edited by Dr. Karsten Knobloch, FACS, an internationally acclaimed consultant in the fields of general, plastic, aesthetic and hand surgery as well as sports and emergency medicine. The book provides a number of practical examples, illustrations and images for physicians to find reliable answers to questions about using ESWT treatment and its implementation into your patient treatment plan. 

If you’re interested in ordering the Level 10 book, ESWT in Aesthetic Medicine, Burns & Dermatology, you can place your order here.   

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Topics: Level 10 Research