FUE: Basic and Advanced Techniques



FUE has come a long way from its initial inception. This article will attempt to describe early approaches to FUE and the basic concepts and elements of FUE that later developed including the evaluation and preservation of the donor area; the use of equipment such as the manual, motorized, and robotic punch; punch sizes and types; and specific FUE terminology such as transection, splay, splitting, and the anchor system. It also addresses the most recent innovations and advancements in FUE including calculated density, “coverage value,” and the never-ending quest for homogenization with the assistance of newly developed equipment such as the computerized graft counter.


Anchor system Calculated density Coverage value Homogenization Graft counter 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ASMED Surgical Medical CenterIstanbulTurkey

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