Review Article| Volume 26, ISSUE 1, P77-80, March 2018

Complications in Fat Grafting

Published:December 19, 2017DOI:
      Fat grafting complications from overinjection or underinjection volumes are common issues that are dramatically improved by proper instrumentation and the techniques discussed herein.


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