Semipermanent filler treatment of HIV-positive patients with facial lipoatrophy: long-term follow-up evaluating MR imaging and quality of life.

@article{Rozelaar2014SemipermanentFT,
  title={Semipermanent filler treatment of HIV-positive patients with facial lipoatrophy: long-term follow-up evaluating MR imaging and quality of life.},
  author={Leo van Rozelaar and J A Kadouch and Debbie A C Duyndam and Pythia T. Nieuwkerk and Femke Lutgendorff and Refaat B. Karim},
  journal={Aesthetic surgery journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={118-32}
}
BACKGROUND Injectable fillers such as poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) and calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) have shown promising results in the treatment of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART)-induced facial lipoatrophy (FLA). However, the effects of these substances on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have not yet been described. OBJECTIVE The authors analyze the association between the effects of treatment with semipermanent fillers on MRI and changes in quality of life (QOL). METHODS Eighty… CONTINUE READING

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