Autologous Fat Transfer

Art, Science, and Clinical Practice

  • Melvin A. Shiffman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. History, Principles, Fat Cell Physiology and Metabolism

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      Pages 1-1
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  3. Preoperative

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 42-42
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  4. Techniques for Aesthetic Procedures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 46-46
    2. Samuel M. Lam
      Pages 59-64
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    4. Bernard I. Raskin
      Pages 69-77
    5. Edward B. Lack
      Pages 79-86
    6. Melvin A. Shiffman
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    7. Rose M. Lopez de Vaughan
      Pages 123-133

About this book


The book covers all aspects of autologous fat transfer including the history of fat transfer, the history of autologous fat survival, a variety of aesthetic and plastic procedures of the face and body, noncosmetic applications of fat transfer, preoperative care, complications, and medical-legal aspects. The contributors are international experts in the field of autologous fat transfer. The Table of Contents shows the variety of subjects.

The book is intended for residents and fellows, practicing and highly experienced cosmetic surgeons, and surgeons in the fields of plastic surgery, general surgery, otolaryngology, ophthalmology, oral-maxillofacial surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, and other surgical subspecialties.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Melvin A. Shiffman
    • 1
  1. 1.TustinUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-00472-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-00473-5
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