Advanced scaffolds for adipose tissue reconstruction

L. Balakrishnan, F.V. Lali, Anthony Metcalfe, Y.H. Martin

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Abstract

The loss of subcutaneous adipose tissue due to the 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
Pages (from-to)31-31
Number of pages1
JournalEuropean Cells and Materials (ECM)
Volume29
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2015

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