Cavitation rheology as a potential method for in vivo assessment of skin biomechanics
Department of Surgery
Medical Subject Headings
Biomechanics; Humans; Rheology; *Skin Physiological Phenomena
Biomechanics and Biotransport | Plastic Surgery
We propose cavitation rheology as a nondestructive method of assessing cutaneous biomechanical properties. Cavitation rheology may provide accurate in vivo evaluation of biomechanical changes during cutaneous wound healing or disease evolution.
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Citation: Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Feb;131(2):303e-305e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e318278d79f Link to article on publisher's site
Chin, Michael S.; Freniere, Brian B.; Fakhouri, Sami; Harris, John E.; Lalikos, Janice F.; and Crosby, Alfred J., "Cavitation rheology as a potential method for in vivo assessment of skin biomechanics" (2013). University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications. 200.