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Soft tissue deficits associated with various craniofacial anomalies can be addressed by fat grafting, although outcomes remain unpredictable. Furthermore, consensus does not exist for timing of these procedures. While some advocate approaching soft tissue reconstruction after the underlying skeletal foundation has been corrected, other studies have suggested earlier grafting may exploit a younger recipient niche that is more conducive for fat graft survival. As there is a dearth of research investigating effects of recipient age on fat graft volume retention, this study compared the effectiveness of fat grafting in younger versus older animals through a longitudinal, in vivo analysis.
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Name: Plastic and reconstructive surgery
Up to 31% of kidney transplant (KT) recipients experience early hospital readmission (EHR). We hypothesized that EHR among older KT recipients is higher than younger recipients due to increased comorb...
Fat grafting has emerged as the treatment of choice for soft-tissue augmentation and reconstruction. Variability of volume retention remains the greatest challenge for this technique, often requiring ...
Soft-tissue deficits in amputation stumps can lead to significant pain and disability. An emerging treatment option is stem cell-enriched fat grafting. This is the first study assessing the potential ...
Fat grafting is a popular soft-tissue filler method; however, the mechanism of its survival and regeneration is still not fully understood. Neutrophils are the frontier inflammatory cells and closely ...
Increasing numbers of patients over the age of 60 are undergoing liver transplantation.
The specific aim of this outcomes study is to assess if the volume of fat that is injected into the foot is retained at 6 months, to determine the retention over time, and assess the quali...
Title: The Volumetric Analysis of Fat Grafting for Aesthetic Body Contouring. Subjects who wish to undergo fat grafting for aesthetic body contouring will be offered enrollment to the stu...
Various studies have shown that the risk of suffering a urinary retention after knee or hip prosthesis surgery is 10-80%. The aim of the study is to reduce this riks. For this purpose, it ...
The purpose of this study is a systematical registration of ultrasound measurements and urinary volume after catheterization. Based on these pairs of measurements we will calculate the rel...
Recent work at St. Thomas' has validated an innovative new design of a multichannel intraluminal impedance (MII) catheter that is sensitive to variation in oesophageal volume in healthy vo...
The grafting or inserting of a prosthetic device of alloplastic material into the oral tissue beneath the mucosal or periosteal layer or within the bone. Its purpose is to provide support and retention to a partial or complete denture.
The volume of BLOOD passing through the HEART per unit of time. It is usually expressed as liters (volume) per minute so as not to be confused with STROKE VOLUME (volume per beat).
Guided BONE TRANSPLANTATION of the MAXILLARY SINUS surface with a BONE SUBSTITUTE grafting. It increases the bone volume at the site of the DENTAL IMPLANT and helps stabilize it.
The volume of air contained in the lungs at the end of a maximal inspiration. It is the equivalent to each of the following sums: VITAL CAPACITY plus RESIDUAL VOLUME; INSPIRATORY CAPACITY plus FUNCTIONAL RESIDUAL CAPACITY; TIDAL VOLUME plus INSPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME plus functional residual capacity; or tidal volume plus inspiratory reserve volume plus EXPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME plus residual volume.
The volume of the HEART, usually relating to the volume of BLOOD contained within it at various periods of the cardiac cycle. The amount of blood ejected from a ventricle at each beat is STROKE VOLUME.