Autologous Fat Grafts Harvested and Refined by the Coleman Technique: A Comparative Study

@article{Pu2008AutologousFG,
  title={Autologous Fat Grafts Harvested and Refined by the Coleman Technique: A Comparative Study},
  author={Lee L. Q. Pu and Sydney R. Coleman and Xiangdong Cui and Robert E. H. Ferguson and Henry C. V{\'a}sconez},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={122},
  pages={932-937}
}
BACKGROUND The viability of fat grafts obtained by even a well-established technique remains poorly studied and unknown. [...] Key MethodMETHODS Sixteen adult white women were enrolled in this study. In group 1 (n = 8), fat grafts were harvested and processed with the Coleman technique by a single surgeon from the abdomen of each patient according to his standardized method. In group 2 (n = 8), fat grafts were harvested with the conventional liposuction by another surgeon.Expand
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