The Role of Fat Grafting in the Treatment of Keloid Scars and Venous Ulcers

Eva A. Williams, Seth R. Thaller

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Abstract

Autologous fat grafting is an increasingly popular practice in the field of plastic surgery. Since the 1980s, it has become one of the most commonly performed procedures by plastic surgeons. Fat grafting has applications in a variety of clinical scenarios, ranging from breast reconstruction to facial volume loss. Recently, the benefit of fat grafting has been employed in wound healing and the treatment of troublesome scars. In this article, we describe the role of fat grafting in the treatment of keloid scars and venous ulcers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)696-697
Number of pages2
JournalThe Journal of craniofacial surgery
Volume30
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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