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Strip Harvesting (FUT)

  • Damkerng Pathomvanich
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Abstract

Strip harvesting has been the standard donor harvesting technique in hair transplantation for the past two decades, despite FUE gaining popularity due to its promise of a noninvasive minor surgery with diffuse scarring, compared to a linear scar from strip excision. Strip harvesting is direct excision and, if performed in good hands, can produce minimal follicular transection of less than 2% with a scar that is almost invisible in majority of cases. Grafts are prepared under stereomicroscopic dissection with minimal transection.

Keywords

Strip harvesting Skin hook Open technique Spreader Trichophytic closure 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DHT ClinicBangkokThailand

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