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ISPRES RIVS: Using Fat Grafting to Address Challenging Reconstructions

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Product Description

This activity is part of the ISPRES Regenerative Innovations Video Series (RIVS).

Paolo Persichetti, MD, PhD discusses the history of fat grafting and its numerous uses addressing challenging reconstructions. Dr. Persichetti will then discuss using several variations of fat grafting, showing the before and after pictures of several chronic wound patients who were treated with fat grafting.

Learning Objectives

After viewing this course, the participant should be able to:
  1. Discuss the various changes to fat grafting since its inception in medicine over 100 years ago.
  2. Define Stromal Vascular Fraction and possible clinical applications.
  3. Compare fat grafting (Filling) versus Adipose driven stem-cell therapy (Regeneration).
  4. Define the different variations of fat grafting and the instruments used for each variation.
  5. List uses of fat grafting for various types of chronic wounds.
  6. Articulate the additional components post debridement in the treatment of a patient with necrotic tissues and exposure of the tendons.
  7. Discuss post-operative functional evaluation components including tools used to measure strength of affected limb compared to non-affected limb.
Paolo Persichetti MD, PhD

Accreditation Information

AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM: 0.25
Patient Safety Credit: 0
Media: Video
Release Date: 12/6/2019
Expiration Date:
Estimated time to complete this course: 15 Minutes
Directly provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®)

Accreditation Statement
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The ASPS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Intended Audience This educational activity is intended for plastic surgery practitioners, residents, and other healthcare professionals interested in translating expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes in plastic and reconstructive surgery.


Dr. Paolo Persichetti is the Editor in chief of EJPS.

All ASPS staff members managing this activity have no relevant financial relationships or affiliations to disclose. All identified conflicts of interest have been resolved and the educational content thoroughly vetted by ASPS for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. The ASPS also requires faculty/authors to disclose when off-label/unapproved uses of a product are discussed in a CME activity or included in related materials.

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