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Breast Reconstruction with Autologous Fat Graft Mixed with Platelet-Rich Plasma

  • Petro GentileEmail author
  • Valerio Cervelli

Abstract

The authors’ experience of fat grafting, evaluating the effects related to the use of fat grafting with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in the improvement of fat volume in breast reconstruction and comparing the results with a control group (only centrifuged fat grafting) is discussed. Breast reconstruction with adipose tissue mixed with the PRP can restore volume satisfactorily. Moreover, this technique can improve skin quality in cases of scarring or radiotherapy outcomes. In some cases, it is possible to give coverage to breast implants and restore residual volume defects. In cases of breast hypoplasia, the volume can be restored with repeated treatments, to obtain a natural result, with no visible scars.

Keywords

Breast Reconstruction Stromal Vascular Fraction Breast Augmentation Acellular Dermal Matrix Platelet Concentration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery DepartmentUniversity of Rome “Tor Vergata”RomeItaly

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