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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 132-138

Fat ful'fill'ment: A review of autologous fat grafting


1 Department of Dermatology, Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Plastic Surgery, Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Kiran Godse
Department of Dermatology, Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-2077.118402

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For more than a century, clinicians have attempted to utilise fat for the treatment of tissue deficiencies and contour abnormalities. Autologous fat transplantation for soft-tissue augmentation has become increasingly popular in recent years. The popularity of tumescent liposuction has brought renewed interest and accessibility of fat for transplantation. Newer techniques and approaches to augmentation have provided more predictable and reproducible results. Fat augmentation has become an effective, safe and reliable method for restoring volume and correcting the atrophy that accompanies senescence. In this review, the authors have described their approach to fat transplantation.


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