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fat cells harvested by liposuction for breast reconstruction by lipofilling
Why lipofilling?
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  The derivation of the terms “adipose” and “lipid” originate, respectively, from the Latin “adeps” and the Greek “lipos” for fat. Adipose tissue is present in all mammalian species and a variety of non-mammalian species. White adipose tissue is the only tissue in the body that can markedly change its...Continued
close-up of fat cells in syringes and preparing for lipofilling in plastic and reconstructive surgery
History of fat grafting
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On the 5th of July, 1601, the Archduke Albert began the siege of Ostend – described as ‘the long carnival of death – with 20,000 men and 50 siege guns. After each terrible encounter the Dutch surgeons brought in great bags filled with human fat, which was then esteemed...Continued
  • fat cells harvested by liposuction for breast reconstruction by lipofilling
  • fat cells and adipose tissue used for lipofilling in plastic surgery
  • preparation of fat cells and adipose tissue used for lipofilling in plastic surgery
Where do you get the fat from?
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In humans the fat is stored in different “depots” in the body: 1/ in the abdominal cavity (visceral fat), 2/ the bone marrow and 3/ under the skin (subcutaneous fat depot). Humans do have a subcutaneous fat layer which is different from other primates. This fat layer functions as...Continued