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Recipient Site Pre-conditioning in Fat Grafting

2018-01-17 10:14:13 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study aims to investigate the preparation of the recipient site prior to autologous fat grafting (AFG) using different methods.

Description

Autologous fat grafting is emerging as a powerful tool for soft tissue reconstruction and augmentation and is widely used in plastic surgery. However, there is great variability in terms of long-term graft retention (survival). Moreover, the recipient site preparation is the phase of the procedure which received less attention in clinical and pre-clinical investigations. To provide information regarding an effective preparation of the recipient site may potentially lead to improvements in fat graft survival.

Study Design

Conditions

Graft Loss

Intervention

pre-expansion, pre-Heating

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-01-17T10:14:13-0500

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