Adipose derived stem cells enhance skin flap survival

Matthias Reichenberger, Sina Heimer, Amelia Schaefer, Wolf Müller, M. Gebhard, Michael Pelzer, Günter Germann, Uwe Leimer & Eva Köllensperger
Introduction: Skin flap necrosis caused by insufficient blood supply is a common complication in reconstructive surgery. A number of methods have been described to augment viability of skin flaps. Adipose derived stem cells (ASCs) have the potential for differentiation into several types of cells, including[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]