recently read an article about CAL. "Adipose-derived stem cells (ASCs) are isolated from liposuction aspirates and are then added to another aspirated fat and then injected to the breasts and so on. Aspirated fat, graft material, is originally stem cell-poor, but it is turned into stem cell-rich fat, which survives better and avoids post-operative atrophy. " it is said that with this method, 50%of the transferred fat can survive and the result is permanent. what do you think?
Cell-Assisted Lipotransfer (CAL) ?
Doctor Answers 1
Fat grafts, fat injections
New technology may help improve our results, with stem cell transfer and other techniques, but it is important to have medical studies performed with the scientific testing methods and evaluate long term results. There is not enough long term data about the technique to which your refer.
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