Adipose derived stem cells protect skin flaps against ischemia – reperfusion injury

Matthias Reichenberger, Sina Heimer, Amelia Schaefer, Wolf Müller, Martha Maria Gebhard, Michael Pelzer, Günter Germann & Eva Köllensperger
Introduction: Advances in the treatment of ischemia- reperfusion injury have created an opportunity for plastic surgeons to apply these treatments to flaps and implanted tissues. Using an extended inferior epigastric artery skin flap as a flap ischemia- reperfusion injury (IRI) model, we examined the[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]