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This study aims to investigate the preparation of the recipient site prior to autologous fat grafting (AFG) using different methods.


Clinical Trial Description

Autologous fat grafting is emerging as a powerful tool for soft tissue reconstruction and augmentation and is widely used in plastic surgery. However, there is great variability in terms of long-term graft retention (survival). Moreover, the recipient site preparation is the phase of the procedure which received less attention in clinical and pre-clinical investigations. To provide information regarding an effective preparation of the recipient site may potentially lead to improvements in fat graft survival. ;


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NCT number NCT03393598
Study type Interventional
Source University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
Contact Dirk J Schaefer, Prof MD
Phone ++41 61 265
Email [email protected]
Status Recruiting
Phase N/A
Start date January 8, 2018
Completion date December 30, 2020

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