• Fat grafting for breast reconstruction does not increase cancer recurrence risk

    10 days ago - By Healio

    Women who underwent autologous fat transfer for reconstruction after breast cancer surgery did not appear at increased risk for locoregional or distant recurrence, according to a case-matched, retrospective review of medical records.
    Fat transfer reconstruction also was associated with lower mortality rates than conventional breast reconstruction.
    Autologous fat transfer, also called fat grafting, is a process in which a clinician injects a patient's liposuctioned fat, often harvested from the abdomen or upper legs, into soft tissue deformities that may occur during breast cancer surgery.
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  • No Increase in Breast Ca Relapse With Fat Graft Technique

    10 days ago - By MedPageToday

    But more studies needed before widespread clinical adoption
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