SSc Patients May Improve with Grafts of Their Own Fat

Author: Alisa Woods
Date Published: January-2015
Source: Scleroderma News

Italian scientists may have identified a way to improve systemic sclerosis (SSc) symptoms with fat grafts. A recent study titled “Autologous Fat Grafting in the Treatment of Fibrotic Perioral Changes in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis” published in the journal Cell Transplantation showed that the fat grafts improved mouth movement, improved blood vessel regrowth, and helped to restore the skin.