Safety of Lipofilling in Patients with Breast Cancer.


Lipotransfer represents a technical revolution in plastic surgery and is increasingly used worldwide. Although known for several decades, lipofilling has only recently found widespread use in patients with breast cancer to improve the results of breast reconstructions and to correct deformities after conservative treatment. The plastic surgery literature underlines the technique's versatility and the quality of the results, showing lipofilling as an effective cosmetic procedure and proposing it as a safe, neutral biological material that is able to restore the body contour. Several studies underline the power of transferred fat to regenerate blood supply in skin disorders following radiotherapy.

DOI: 10.1016/j.cps.2015.03.004

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@article{Petit2015SafetyOL, title={Safety of Lipofilling in Patients with Breast Cancer.}, author={Jean Yves Petit and Patrick Maisonneuve and Nicole Rotmensz and Francesco Bertolini and Krishna Bentley Clough and Isabelle M. Sarfati and Katherine Louise Gale and R. Douglas Macmillan and Pierre Rey and Djiazi Benyahi and Mario Rietjens}, journal={Clinics in plastic surgery}, year={2015}, volume={42 3}, pages={339-44, viii} }