fat transplantation


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fat transplantation

In cosmetic surgery, the movement of adipose tissue from one body site to another to augment structure, change body contours, or reduce skin wrinkling.
See also: transplantation
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Late complications following autologous and homologous fat transplantation for breast augmentation.
Whether the browner fat might have the same impact in humans is not known at this point, since fat transplantation cannot yet be done between humans.
There is, however, another option used by some plastic surgeons in the past called autologous fat grafting, or fat transplantation. This procedure utilizes the patient's own subcutaneous fat tissue from other regions of the body and implants it into the breast.