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Using Fat to Save a Foot: Stromal Vascular Fraction (SVF) and the Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia

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Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI) is a serious end-stage manifestation of peripheral artery disease. CLI consists of a combination of three separate conditions, each more devastating than the other.  Ischemic rest pain is experienced as an uncomfortable burning sensation in the feet and lower legs aggravated by resting states such as sitting…

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Stromal Stem Cells, Platelet Rich Plasma, and the Treatment of Osteoarthritis

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Stromal Vascular Fraction (SVF), a suspension consisting of a wide variety of beneficial stem cell types, which can be easily obtained from a patient’s own adipose tissue.  Utilizing a simple and minimally-invasive outpatient procedure, a small amount of a patient’s unused fat tissue is removed and transformed into a ready…

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