The Lipografter™ Joins the Koume Product Line

On October 10, 2014 Marina Medical officially debuted its newest addition to its Koume Lipoplasty products, the Lipografter™ Kit at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting at the McCormick Center, Chicago. The Lipografter™ Kit features the Lipografter™ developed by Dr. Roger Khouri as an efficient and cost effective solution to large volume fatRead More

Studies Test Effectiveness and Safety of Stem Cell Treatment for Urinary Incontinence

Medication and minimally invasive surgery to implant a sling can provide relief for millions of people who suffer from stress urinary incontinence (SUI), but not everyone responds to these therapeutic methods. A new study in the current STEM CELLS Translational Medicine tests the safety and effectiveness of stem cells as an alternative SUI treatment. SUIRead More

The Regenerative Medicine Blueprint

Experimental genetic techniques may one day provide plastic and reconstructive surgeons with an invaluable tool-the Regenerative medicine, a paragon of future healthcare, holds unprecedented potential in extending the reach of treatment modalities for individuals across diseases and lifespan. Emerging regenerative technologies, focused on structural repair and functional restoration, signal a radical transformation in medical andRead More

Genetic Techniques Show Promise in Promoting Growth of Skin, Bone and Other Tissues

Courtesy ASPS – Arlington Heights, IL. Experimental genetic techniques may one day provide plastic and reconstructive surgeons with an invaluable tool-the ability to promote growth of the patient’s own tissues for reconstructive surgery. A review of recent progress toward developing effective gene therapies for use in “regenerative surgery” appears in the June issue of PlasticRead More