Gene therapy in plastic surgery

Oren M. Tepper, Babak J. Mehrara

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Recent developments in gene therapy have shown promise in the treatment of soft-tissue repair, bone formation, nerve regeneration, and cranial suture development. This special topic article reviews commonly used methods of gene therapy and discusses their various advantages and disadvantages. In addition, an overview of new developments in gene therapy as they relate to plastic surgery is provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)716-734
Number of pages19
JournalPlastic and reconstructive surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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