Long Term Volume Survival after Autologous Fat Transplantation to the Breast: A Review

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C. Herold


Autologous fat transplantation for breast augmentation has become a standard technique and is widely applied. The major weak point is that long time results, especially sudies about long term volumetric survival of the fat grafts have not been available yet.

We compared the available literature about volume survival after fat transplantation, including recent findings six years after fat transfer to the breast, showing stable results and even volume gain of transplanted fat grafts in patients that gained weight.

Fat transplantation to the breast for cosmetic breast augmentation offers stable long term results in terms of volume survival of the transplanted fat grafts. The available long term studies do not show any late complications of fat transfer.

Keywords: fat transplantation, lipofilling, volume survival, 3 D volumetry, MRI volumetry, breast augmentation

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HEROLD, C.. Long Term Volume Survival after Autologous Fat Transplantation to the Breast: A Review. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 3, mar. 2021. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://esmed.org/MRA/mra/article/view/2360>. Date accessed: 20 july 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v9i3.2360.
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