Advanced scaffold for adipose tissue reconstruction

J. Appelt, Anthony Metcalfe, Gary Phillips, Yella Martin

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Abstract

The loss of subcutaneous adipose tissue due to removal of tumours, congenital malformations, deep burns or trauma can have a severe disfiguring impact on the normal body contour. This can leave patients distressed both physically and emotionally. Current clinical treatment methods applied to replace lost adipose tissue often fail to restore the natural body contour. We present a gelatin scaffold combined with an extracellular matrix environment which supports adipogenesis
Original languageEnglish
JournalWound Repair and Regeneration
Volume23
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2015

Bibliographical note

This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: 23rd Annual Meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society. Wound Repair and Regeneration, 21: A55–A88., which has been published in final form at 10.1111/wrr.12114. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.

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