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Note 1 - The Company and Basis of Presentation (Details Textual)

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Note 1 - The Company and Basis of Presentation (Details Textual) - USD ($)
1 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
May. 14, 2015
Sep. 23, 2014
Sep. 30, 2015
Sep. 30, 2014
Feb. 28, 2015
Nov. 30, 2014
Convertible Debt [Member] | Accrued Interest [Member]            
Extinguishment of Debt, Amount   $ 522,000        
Convertible Debt [Member]            
Extinguishment of Debt, Amount   $ 4,875,000        
Viveve [Member]            
Conversion of Stock, Shares Issued   3,743,282        
Percentage of Total Common Stock Attributable to Viveve Capital Stock Converted   62.00%        
Payment to Each NonAccredited Investors for Converted Shares Upon Merger   $ 16,000        
GBS [Member]            
Stock Issued During Period, Shares, Other   943,596        
Private Placement [Member]            
Stock Issued During Period, Shares, New Issues 32,432,432          
Warrant Term     5 years      
Class of Warrant or Right, Number of Securities Called by Warrants or Rights     940,189      
Class of Warrant or Right, Exercise Price of Warrants or Rights     $ 0.53      
Share Price $ 0.37          
Proceeds from Issuance Of Private Placement Gross $ 12,000,000          
Proceeds from Issuance of Private Placement Net 11,040,000          
Extinguishment of Debt, Amount     $ 5,397,000    
Extinguishment of Warrant Liabilities   $ 572,000 573,000    
Proceeds from Issuance of Private Placement   6,000,000        
Debt Conversion, Original Debt, Amount   $ 1,500,000 $ 1,546,000    
Stock Issued During Period, Shares, New Issues   11,305,567        
Stock Issued During Period, Shares, Conversion of Convertible Securities   101,365        
Warrant Term   5 years        
Class of Warrant or Right, Number of Securities Called by Warrants or Rights   940,189 2,864,823   605,556 382,000
Class of Warrant or Right, Exercise Price of Warrants or Rights   $ 0.53     $ 0.50 $ 0.53
Proceeds from Issuance Of Private Placement Gross 12,000,000          
Proceeds from Issuance of Private Placement Net $ 11,040,000