Fat grafting: A historical review


  • Sajad Ahmad Salati Professor, Department of Surgery, Unaizah College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2998-7542
  • Amr Y Arkoubi Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Fat graft, Autologous fat graft, Lipofilling, Lipoinjection, Adipose derived stem cell, Centrifuge, Regenerative medicine


Fat grafting is a popular procedure that provides a physician with a range of aesthetic, reconstructive, and regenerative clinical applications. It involves the harvest of fat tissue from one region of the body and transfer to another. The indications and techniques of fat grafting have undergone dramatic changes over time and. This review revisits the important milestones in the historical evolution of fat grafting.

Author Biographies

Sajad Ahmad Salati, Professor, Department of Surgery, Unaizah College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia

Professor, Department of Surgery Unaizah College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia

Amr Y Arkoubi , Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Head of Surgery at Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University


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How to Cite

Salati SA, Arkoubi AY. Fat grafting: A historical review. J Pak Assoc Dermatol [Internet]. 2024Apr.21 [cited 2024May22];34(2):511-8. Available from: https://jpad.com.pk/index.php/jpad/article/view/2652



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