Brava and autologous fat transfer is a safe and effective breast augmentation alternative: results of a 6-year, 81-patient, prospective multicenter study.

@article{Herold2012BravaAA,
  title={Brava and autologous fat transfer is a safe and effective breast augmentation alternative: results of a 6-year, 81-patient, prospective multicenter study.},
  author={Christian Herold and Klaus Ueberreiter and Peter M Vogt},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={130 3},
  pages={479e-80e}
}
BACKGROUND Breast augmentation by autologous fat transfer is an appealing alternative in need of scientific validation. METHODS In a prospective multicenter study, 81 women (age range, 17 to 63 years) wore the Brava device, a bra-like vacuum-based external tissue expander, for 4 weeks and then underwent autologous fat injection using 10 to 14 needle puncture sites into each breast in a three-dimensional fanning pattern (average, 277 ml volume injected per breast). Patients resumed Brava wear… CONTINUE READING