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fat transfer

The implantation of body fat into locations with irregular body contours, e.g., soft tissue defects or hollows that are left behind after the excision of tumors. The implanted body fat is used to fill the volume of tissue removed during the procedure. Fat transfer is also frequently used to rejuvenate the appearance of the aging face. Synonym: autologous fat transfer
See also: transfer
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Fat transfer is one of the newest methods of breast augmentation and one of the few that do not involve the use of silicone, a synthetic material.
This text contains 53 chapters on the role of fat transfer in applications from filling to regeneration.
(4) The mean CRRT did not significantly change from the baseline (1001.12 [+ or -] 369.30) to 3 months after fat transfer (1132.75 [+ or -] 315.02) (mean variation: 131.62 [+ or -] 150.65, p = 0.39).
"One trend involving fat transfer has been the ability to take unwanted fat from a certain area and move it to a more desirable place.
Other interventions following otoplasty according to their frequencies are mentoplasty, blepharoplasty, botox injection, fat transfer, and filler applications (Table 4).
"This is the first described case where a seemingly simple and safe procedure of penis enlargement by autologous fat transfer caused sudden death in a healthy young man," the Journal reported.
Autologous fat transfer for facial recontouring: Is there science behind the art?
- US-based medical device company Establishment Labs has entered into an exclusive agreement to distribute medical device company Puregraft's line of autologous fat transfer products, the company said.
Published literature has reported no increase in the risk of imaging abnormalities or interference in cancer detection following fat grafting to the breast.10,11 Rubin et al compared mammographic changes after fat transfer with reduction mammoplasty and reported no significant difference in oil cysts or micro-calcifications with fewer biopsies after fat grafting to the breast than after reduction mammoplasty.12 In our study, 28 percent benign imaging changes after FG supports reported literature.
Instead she was sent to bristol for fat transfer but she was unable to gain enough weight and the procedure failed four times before she was given a breast reduction.
VANCOUVER -- Serial small-volume fat transfer via liposuction is a novel, safe, and economical breast-augmentation procedure with high patient satisfaction, Dr.