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Most people who need large volume fat transplantation do not have sufficient fat in them for the procedure to be carried out.
Autologous fat transplantation is a useful adjunct to prosthetic TMJ reconstruction to minimize the occurrence of excessive joint fibrosis and heterotopic calcification, consequently providing improved range of motion and jaw function.
Rather than subTmitting to traditional breast reconstructive surgery, she scoured the world to identify researchers who were using advanced techniques to improve autologous fat transplantation as a long-term restorative procedure for the breast.
The cells can be readily extracted from fat tissue and are believed to increase survival rate for fat transplantation from one part of the body to another by bringing the necessary oxygen and nutrients to the transplant area.