Plast Reconstr Surg 2015 Oct;136(4):897-912
New Orleans, La.; Ann Arbor, Mich.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; and New York, N.Y. From the Center for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine; the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, and the Burn Wound and Regenerative Medicine Laboratory, University of Michigan; the Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; and the Department of Plastic Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center.
: Interest in and acceptance of autologous fat grafting for use in contour abnormalities, breast reconstruction, and cosmetic procedures have increased. However, there are many procedural variations that alter the effectiveness of the procedure and may account for the unpredictable resorption rates observed.Methods
: The authors highlighted studies investigating the effects of harvesting procedures, processing techniques, and reinjection methods on the survival of fat grafts. Read More