Maximizing Results for Lipofilling in Facial Reconstruction

Juan P. Barret, Neus Sarobe, Nelida Grande, Delia Vila, Jose M. Palacin

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    Lipostructure (also known as structural fat grafts, lipofilling, or fat grafting) has become a technique with a good reputation and reproducible results. The application of this technology in patients undergoing reconstruction is a novel surgical alternative. Obtaining good results in this patient population is very difficult, but the application of small fat grafts with a strict Coleman technique produces long-term cosmetic effects. Adult-derived stem cells have been pointed out as important effectors of this regenerative technology, and future research should focus in this direction. © 2009 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)487-492
    JournalClinics in Plastic Surgery
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2009


    • Face
    • Fat
    • Graft
    • Lipostructure
    • Reconstruction
    • Transplantation

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