Mr Ali Ghanem and Mr Ansar Mahmood discuss the use of fat as a
When it comes to cell therapies and harvesting stem cell components,
the beautiful thing about fat is that fat is very easily accessible, and most
patients are happy to lose some of it!
A surgeon will find it a lot easier, and more ethically agreeable, if they
harvest adipose-derived stem cells, as compared to conducting a bone
or deep tissue harvest to achieve the same aim. Almost all of us have
a little bit of extra fat, usually around the abdomen, which is perfect for
the task, hence adipose-derived stem cells (ADSCs) are the most frequently
referenced in aesthetic medicine, often used in conjunction with fat
transfer or rejuvenation procedures.
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