Fascia Lata - Transplantation

Transplantation

Since the 1920s fascia latas from deceased donors have been used in reconstructive surgery. In 1999 preserved mashed fascia latas became FDA-approved as a tissue product designed to replace areas of lost fascia or collagen.

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