Follicular Unit Extraction: Minimally Invasive Surgery for Hair Transplantation

@article{Rassman2002FollicularUE,
  title={Follicular Unit Extraction: Minimally Invasive Surgery for Hair Transplantation},
  author={William R. Rassman and Robert M. Bernstein and Robert E. McClellan and Roy G. Jones and E W Worton and Hendrik Uyttendaele},
  journal={Dermatologic Surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={28},
  pages={720–728}
}
BACKGROUND Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) is performed using large numbers of naturally occuring individual follicular units obtained by single-strip harvesting and stereo-microscopic dissection. Donor wound scarring from strip excision, although an infrequent complication, still concerns enough patients that an alternative solution is warranted. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this paper is to introduce Follicular Unit Extraction (The FOX Procedure), in which individual follicular units are… 

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