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Chenglong Wang, Adriana C Panayi, Jie Luan
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June 19, 2018: Aesthetic Surgery Journal
Amin Kalaaji, Stine Dreyer, Line Vadseth, Ivana Maric, Vanja Jönsson, Trond H Haukebøe
Background: Use of gluteal augmentation with fat increased by 3267% from 2002 to 2015, and the rate of death is highest compared with other aesthetic procedures: 1 in 3448 patients dies, compared with 1 in 55,000. Objectives: To retrospectively investigate patients who underwent this procedure at Oslo Plastic Surgery Clinic, to review international data determine factors causing mortality, and to provide guidelines for safety. Methods: Patient data were searched for reason for the procedure, assessment of patients, techniques performed, and safety measures used...
June 20, 2018: Aesthetic Surgery Journal
Cheng-Hung Chiu
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 19, 2018: Aesthetic Surgery Journal
Stuart S Kaufman, Xiaogang Simon Zhong, Ahmed M Elsabbagh, Dominique Bailey, Nada A Yazigi, Khalid M Khan, Cal S Matsumoto
Fat malabsorption is common after SBT. To identify whether anatomic variant transplants differ in occurrence of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency that could contribute to fat malabsorption, we measured FPE repeatedly in 54 recipients of a SBT, ages 6.2 to 320 months. FPE determination most distant from SBT was 6.1 years. Of the 54, 39% received an isolated intestinal graft (native pancreas only), 48% received an en bloc liver-intestinal-pancreas graft (native and graft pancreas), and 13% received a multivisceral graft (graft pancreas only)...
June 21, 2018: Pediatric Transplantation
Masanori Ohashi, Akihiko Chiba, Hirokazu Nakai, Etsu Fukuda, Takao Higuchi
Background: Fat grafting has become popular since the first report of structural fat grafting in 2001. Fat grafting is effective not only for volume augmentation but also for tissue revitalization. However, fat harvesting is necessary before fat grafting can be performed. Therefore, the performance of serial fat injections is very challenging when treating such patients. Methods: From August 2015 to March 2017, we investigated 219 patients who underwent fat grafting using the fat that had already been cryopreserved at -196°C...
May 2018: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open
Ulrich E Ziegler, Udo Lorenz, Adrien Daigeler, Selina N Ziegler, Philip H Zeplin
BACKGROUND: Pseudogynecomastia is the increased aggregation of fatty tissue in the area of the male breast with resultant female appearance. Two forms can appear: pseudogynecomastia after massive weight loss (pseudogynecomastia obese [PO]) and pseudogynecomastia, which is caused only by adipose tissue (pseudogynecomastia fat). For PO, only the Gusenoff classification with corresponding operative treatment options exists. However, this classification is limited by the fact that it underestimates the extensive variability of residual fat tissue and skin excess, both crucial factors for operative planning...
June 19, 2018: Annals of Plastic Surgery
Billur Sezgin, Selahattin Özmen
Background/aim: Even though new techniques are emerging to overcome the inconsistent long-term viability of fat grafts, current methods for increasing fat graft survival are not routinely adaptable to all clinical environments. The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of microneedling as an adjunct to fat grafting to the face. Materials and methods: Twenty-two patients that underwent fat grafting to the face with adjunctive microneedling were evaluated in terms of improvement in facial skin quality and facial volume and their results were compared to those in 18 patients that underwent fat grafting without microneedling...
June 14, 2018: Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences
Paulo Afonso Monteiro Pacheco Guimarães, Miguel Sabino Neto, Fabiana Claudino Lage, Fernanda Ferreira Guirado, Giselle Guedes Netto de Mello, Lydia Masako Ferreira
Background: One of the challenges in breast reduction is to maintain breast projection with 45% of its volume in the upper pole and 55% in the lower pole. Although widely used in breast surgeries, the behavior of fat grafts is still not completely understood. Objectives: To evaluate by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) the survival of fat transferred to the retropectoral plane in patients undergoing breast reduction, in the search for an oncologically safe procedure with high predictability and reproducibility...
June 15, 2018: Aesthetic Surgery Journal
Stephen Y Kang, Antoine Eskander, Krupal Patel, Theodoros N Teknos, Matthew O Old
While the lateral arm free flap has been well described, there is a relative paucity in its use compared to other free flaps and regional flaps. The lateral arm free flap is a unique soft tissue free flap that provides several reconstructive advantages in head and neck reconstruction: excellent contour and color match to facial skin, well compartmentalized fat, donor nerves for nerve grafting, and the ability to two-team harvest and close the donor site without a skin graft. A detailed anatomic and harvest technique is described, along with indications and advantages of using lateral free flap for head and neck reconstruction...
July 2018: Oral Oncology
Shane D Morrison, Stelios C Wilson, Scott W Mosser
Even after long-term hormone therapy, many transwomen still have challenges in the size and shape of their breasts and also of the contour of their trunk areas. Though distinct anthropomorphic differences in skeletal structure exist and pose limitations to an ideal result, considerable improvements can be obtained through breast augmentation and trunk feminization. There are challenges that are unique to the transfeminine chest and trunk, and important considerations for the priority of fat grafting to the buttocks and hips when grafted fat is in short supply...
July 2018: Clinics in Plastic Surgery
Martina Rossi, Barbara Roda, Silvia Zia, Ilaria Vigliotta, Chiara Zannini, Francesco Alviano, Laura Bonsi, Andrea Zattoni, Pierluigi Reschiglian, Alessandro Gennai
Background: New microfat preparations provide material suitable for use as a regenerative filler for different facial areas. To support the development of new robust techniques for regenerative purposes, the cellular content of the sample should be considered. Objectives: To evaluate the stromal vascular fraction (SVF) cell components of micro-superficial enhanced fluid fat injection (SEFFI) samples via a technique to harvest re-injectable tissue with minimum manipulation...
June 14, 2018: Aesthetic Surgery Journal
Yanna Sun, Rongming Zhang, Xu Mao, Mengshu Zhang
Objective: To investigate the early effects of acellular xenogeneic nerve combined with adipose-derived stem cells (ADSCs) and platelet rich plasma (PRP) in repairing facial nerve injury in rabbits. Methods: The bilateral sciatic nerves of 15 3-month-old male Sprague-Dawley rats were harvested and decellularized as xenografts. The allogeneic ADSCs were extracted from the neck and back fat pad of healthy adult New Zealand rabbits with a method of digestion by collagenase type Ⅰ and the autologous PRP was prepared by two step centrifugation...
June 1, 2018: Chinese Journal of Reparative and Reconstructive Surgery
Hong-Yu Yin, Chuan Wang, Zhi-Yong Zhang, Lei Shi, Lin Yin, Wei Liu, Shi Feng, Yi-Lin Cao, Xiao-Jun Tang
BACKGROUND: The relapse of hemifacial microsomia was thought to be highly related to the soft tissue envelope around the mandible angle mainly composed by masseter and medial pterygoid. According to the reason, we tried to apply masseter injection of type A botulinum toxin to weaken the soft envelope tension on the early stage post mandible distraction in adult HFM patients. METHODS: Eight patients diagnosed with HFM were studied and randomly assigned to an experimental or control group...
June 11, 2018: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Valentina Pucciarelli, Camilla Baserga, Marina Codari, Giada A Beltramini, Chiarella Sforza, Aldo Bruno Giannì
Autologous fat grafting is a surgical procedure used to correct volumetric defects, atrophies, and sclerosis. Three-dimensional (3D) facial photography may enable researchers to quantify the success of surgical procedures through volumetric and surface assessments. Using 3D photography, the authors assessed the results of autologous fat grafting performed in a 15-year-old patient affected by Parry-Romberg syndrome, a rare condition resulting in progressive hemifacial atrophy of skin, subcutaneous tissues and, ultimately, bone...
June 11, 2018: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Yun Hu, Yichen Jiang, Muyao Wang, Weidong Tian, Hang Wang
BACKGROUND: Concentrated growth factors (CGFs) belong to a new generation biomaterials that concentrate large number of growth factors and CD34 stem cells in small volume of plasma. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of the new technique, CGF, on fat graft survival, which compared with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and platelet-rich fibrin (PRF). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Nude mice received fat graft were divided into PRP group, PRF group, CGF group, and saline...
June 8, 2018: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
Oliver J Smith, Ali Esmaeili, Ash Mosahebi
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June 8, 2018: Aesthetic Surgery Journal
Sine Holst-Albrechtsen, Lene Birk Sørensen, Jacob Juel
Cosmetic tourism is defined as patient mobility across borders, typically constituted by patients seeking cosmetic surgery at lower costs abroad. The most common procedures are abdominoplasty, fat grafting and breast augmentation. Very little is known about the complication rates after cosmetic tourism, and there is a paucity of evidence in all aspects of cosmetic tourism. In this review, we focus on post-operative complications i.e. post-operative infections, in particular with rare microorganisms such as mycobacteria...
June 11, 2018: Ugeskrift for Laeger
Carmen Vinaixa, Nazia Selzner, Marina Berenguer
Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), with or without hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a growing indication for liver transplantation (LT) worldwide, particularly in the western world. Patients with NASH typically combine features of metabolic syndrome with cardiovascular comorbidities, which challenge pre-LT evaluation, surgical approaches, post-LT management and outcomes. Post-LT survival in NASH patients is excellent, similar to that achieved with other indications, particularly in the absence of cardiovascular comorbidities...
June 8, 2018: Transplant International: Official Journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation
Rod Rohrich, Monali Mahedia, Nilay Shah, Paul Afrooz, Lavanya Vishvanath, Rana K Gupta
INTRODUCTION: Fat grafting is extensively used in plastic surgery in last 2 decades. Here, we report the retrospective comparison of patients who underwent fractionated fat injection to blend the lid-cheek junction with those who had regular fat injection. METHOD: After obtaining institutional review board approval, a retrospective review of patients who underwent lower blepharoplasty with fractionated fat injection for blending lid-cheek junction from January 2014 through October 2015 was performed...
March 26, 2018: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Bo S Rasmussen, Celine L Sørensen, Peter V Vester-Glowinski, Mikkel Herly, Sorel Kurbegovic, Mathias Ørholt, Jesper D Svalgaard, Stig-Frederik T Kølle, Annemarie T Kristensen, Maj-Lis M Talman, Krzysztof T Drzewiecki, Anne Fischer-Nielsen
Background: Cell-enriched fat grafting has shown promising results for improving graft survival, although many questions remain unanswered. A large animal model is crucial for bridging the gap between rodent studies and human trials. We present a step-by-step approach in using the Göttingen minipig as a model for future studies of cell-enriched large volume fat grafting. Methods: Fat grafting was performed as bolus injections and structural fat grafting. Graft retention was assessed by magnetic resonance imaging after 120 days...
April 2018: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open
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