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Figure 9 | Journal of Translational Medicine

Figure 9

From: Autologous fat transfer with in-situ mediation (AIM): a novel and compliant method of adult mesenchymal stem cell therapy

Figure 9

Conceptual and theoretical cross-sectional drawing of AIM procedure after high SVF fat graft matrix is digested in-vivo (shaded crescent). Adipose mesenchymal stem cells are then freed from the native fat matrix to potentially migrate in direction of wound bed or become activated to secrete paracrine mediators of wound healing and regeneration as depicted by red arrows. Note location of 10% TCA peel (green line) is NOT placed directly over the scar itself.

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