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Structural Fat Grafting: More Than a Permanent Filler
  • S. Coleman
  • Medicine
    Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • 1 September 2006
TLDR
Fat grafting remains shrouded in the stigma of variable results experienced by most plastic surgeons when they first graft fat, but many who originally reported failure eventually report success after altering their methods of harvesting, refinement, and placement.
Facial recontouring with lipostructure.
  • S. Coleman
  • Medicine
    Clinics in plastic surgery
  • 30 March 1997
Long-Term survival of fat transplants: Controlled demonstrations
  • S. Coleman
  • Medicine
    Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • 1 September 1995
TLDR
The potential lasting nature of corrections performed with the transplantation of fatty tissue and is supported by over 400 infiltrations into the nasolabial folds in the author's practice are demonstrated.
Structural fat grafting.
  • S. Coleman
  • Medicine
    Aesthetic surgery journal
  • 1 September 1998
TLDR
The site selected to harvest the fat does not seem to affect the outcome; therefore I let the patients choose, or I use whatever site is most convenient; therefore, I almost always use epidural or local anesthesia for harvesting.
Structural fat grafts: the ideal filler?
The Current State of Fat Grafting: A Review of Harvesting, Processing, and Injection Techniques
TLDR
There has been a substantial increase in research interest to identify methodologies for optimizing fat graft survival, but despite some differences in harvest and implantation technique in the laboratory, these findings have not translated into a universal protocol for fat grafting.
Fat Grafting to the Breast Revisited: Safety and Efficacy
TLDR
A retrospective examination of 17 breast procedures performed using fat grafting from 1995 to 2000 finds no evidence thatFat grafting to breasts is less safe than any other form of breast surgery, and freefat grafting should be considered as an alternative or adjunct to breast augmentation and reconstruction procedures.
Facial augmentation with structural fat grafting.
  • S. Coleman
  • Medicine
    Clinics in plastic surgery
  • 1 October 2006
Autologous Fat Grafts Harvested and Refined by the Coleman Technique: A Comparative Study
TLDR
Although fat grafts obtained by both methods maintain normal histologic structure, the Coleman technique yields a greater number of viable adipocytes and sustains a more optimal level of cellular function withinfat grafts and should be considered superior to conventional liposuction as a preferred method of choice for fat graft harvesting.
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