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Biofibre hair implant system

N Serdev, A M D Erme, J Hercogova, Z Zarrab, A A Chokoeva, G Tchernev, U Wollina, T Lotti
One of the greatest challenges in medicine is treatment of both feminine and masculine baldness. Among several surgical treatments available, artificial hair implantation has to be listed. We report the efficacy and safety of hair fibre implants, (Biofibre®), through the follow-up of 133 patients in three years. One-hundred-and-thirty-three patients, 98 male and 38 female, with alopecia or baldness, were treated with the hair implant (Biofibre®) which is made from a mixture of polyamides. The patients included had good state of health, healthy scalp and they were diligent in scalp cleaning...
January 2015: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
Mariangela Santiago, Roberto Pérez-Rangel, Angelo D'Ugo, Giampiero Griselli, Garigin Igitian, Ildefonso Garcia Martin, Geir B Nesheim, Usama Saad Eddin, Geoff Smith, Gerard W Brady, Cherine Chaker
BACKGROUND: There is presently no treatment for scalp scars that is fully satisfactory. The modalities of treatment currently in use are surgery, hair transplantation, and micropigmentation. Scalp implantation with artificial hair fibers is used by some physicians as an adjunctive treatment. OBJECTIVE: The objective was to assess the utility of artificial hair fibers to treat scalp scars. METHODS: Data were collected by the principal author from 10 hair restoration practitioners who tested polyamide hair fiber (Biofibre CE 0373/TGA by Medicap Ltd...
January 2007: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
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