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
Number of pages6
JournalClinics in Plastic Surgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2009


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


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