Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 33, Issue 5, pp 716–721 | Cite as

Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma Mixed with Purified Fat Graft in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

  • Valerio Cervelli
  • Ludovico Palla
  • Michele Pascali
  • Barbara De Angelis
  • Beniamino C. Curcio
  • Pietro Gentile
Original Article

Abstract

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a platelet concentrate that has widely been used to accelerate the healing of soft and hard tissues. The preparation of PRP has been described by several authors. Preparation protocols vary from system to system, depending on the concentration of different integrating proteins. The objective of this article is to describe the principal use of PRP mixed with fat grafts in aesthetic plastic surgery.

Keywords

Growth factors Platelets Platelet-rich plasma Lipostructure 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valerio Cervelli
    • 1
  • Ludovico Palla
    • 1
  • Michele Pascali
    • 1
  • Barbara De Angelis
    • 1
  • Beniamino C. Curcio
    • 1
  • Pietro Gentile
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Plastic Surgery DepartmentTor Vergata University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.RomeItaly

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