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Mechanisms of action of external volume expansion devices.
|Title||Mechanisms of action of external volume expansion devices.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Lancerotto L, Chin MS, Freniere B, Lujan-Hernandez JR, Li Q, Vasquez AV, Bassetto F, Del Vecchio DA, Lalikos JF, Orgill DP|
|Journal||Plastic and reconstructive surgery|
|Date Published||2013 Sep|
External volume expansion by suction has been proposed to improve the survival of fat grafting by preparing the recipient site. In previous experimental work, external volume expansion demonstrated the capacity to stimulate cell proliferation, vessel remodeling, and adipogenesis. This study investigated possible mechanisms underlying these observed changes.
|Alternate Journal||Plast. Reconstr. Surg.|