• Efficacy and Safety of External Volume Expansion on Fat Grafting: A Systematic Review and Single-Arm Meta-Analysis

    2 monthes ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Background: The autologous fat grafting is commonly used for reconstructive or aesthetic purpose. However, due to the huge variation in methods, its retention rate varies a lot. External Volume Expansion has been used to treat recipient sites of fat grafting. Concerns have raised regarding its effectiveness and safety.Methods: We have searched the PubMed, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library for studies on EVE-assisted fat grafting published from 2000 to 2020. A meta-analysis was conducted to pool the retention rate.
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