For Better Fat Graft Outcome in Soft Tissue Augmentation: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Published on Oct 30, 2018in Archives of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
· DOI :10.14730/AAPS.2018.24.3.116
Jin Bin Kim2
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Han Byeol Jin2
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+ 1 AuthorsJee Hyeok Chung2
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