Fat Grafting

PRF May Extend Longevity of Fat Grafts

PRP v. PRF for Fat Graft Longevity

A "second-generation" platelet concentrate called platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) might enhance the outcomes of fat grafting for plastic surgery procedures, according to the results an experimental study in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The rabbit study from Shaoheng Xiong, MD, and colleagues of Fourth Military Medical University in Xi'an, Shaanxi, China, compared fat enriched with PRF to fat enriched with platelet-rich plasma (PRP).

Millennium Medical Technologies Receives FDA Clearance for the Lipo-Loop Reusable Fat Collection and Grafting System

Closed fat harvesting system receives FDA approval.

Millennium Medical Technologies (MMT) has become the first company in the U.S. to receive FDA clearance for a reusable fat collection and transfer system used in plastic or reconstructive surgery and regenerative aesthetics. The FDA clearance covers components used with the company’s liposuction and body shaping technology as well.