Autologous Fat Graft: Not Only an Aesthetic Solution

  • Jacopo Scala University of Rome G. Marconi, Rome, Italia
  • Aleksandra Vojvodic Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Petar Vojvodic Clinic for Psychiatric Disorders “Dr. Laza Lazarevic”, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Tatjana Vlaskovic-Jovicevic Clinic for Psychiatric Disorders “Dr. Laza Lazarevic”, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Zorica Peric-Hajzler Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Dusica Matovic Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Sanja Dimitrijevic Department of Gynecology, Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Jovana Vojvodic Clinic for Psychiatric Disorders “Dr. Laza Lazarevic”, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Goran Sijan Clinic for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Nenad Stepic Chief of Clinic for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Uwe Wollina Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Städtisches Klinikum Dresden, Dresden, Germany
  • Michael Tirant University Guglielmo Marconi, Rome, Italy
  • Van Thuong Nguyen Vietnam National Hospital of Dermatology and Venereology, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Massimo Fioranelli Department of Nuclear Physics, sub-nuclear and radiation, G. Marconi University, Rome, Italy
  • Torello Lotti Department of Dermatology, University of G. Marconi, Rome, Italy
Keywords: autologous, fat, fat graft, aesthetic


Subcutaneous adipose tissue was defined as the “perfect filler†as is soft and malleable and is usually enough present in the body for correcting volume defects and small remodelling purposes. The first attempts to implant autologous adipose tissue dates back to the end of the twentieth century, and with the refinement of harvesting, processing and replanting techniques today a uniform and predictable amount of survival rate were achieved. Those improvements have led to wider use of autologous fat grafts in many medical specialities not only in aesthetic or reconstructive treatments.


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How to Cite
Scala J, Vojvodic A, Vojvodic P, Vlaskovic-Jovicevic T, Peric-Hajzler Z, Matovic D, Dimitrijevic S, Vojvodic J, Sijan G, Stepic N, Wollina U, Tirant M, Nguyen VT, Fioranelli M, Lotti T. Autologous Fat Graft: Not Only an Aesthetic Solution. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2019Aug.30 [cited 2020Oct.23];7(18):2961-3. Available from:

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