Aesthetic Plast Surg 2020 02 30;44(1):97-113. Epub 2019 Oct 30.
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Keck Hospital of USC, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, Suite 415, Los Angeles, CA, 90033, USA.
Background: The decision of surgical approach for hair restoration often involves evaluation of the type of alopecia; however, the impact of surgical hair restoration from existing techniques in specific population subsets has not been comprehensively investigated.
Objectives: The authors sought to systematically review the literature on micrografts, minigrafts, mini-micrografts, tissue grafts, tissue flaps and expanders, as well as evaluate graft survival and satisfaction within specific populations in a meta-analysis.
Methods: PubMed and Scopus literature searches between 1980 and 2018 yielded 57 articles for systematic review and 34 articles for meta-analysis. Read More