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Site Selection in Donor Harvesting: A Long and Winding Road

  • Damkerng Pathomvanich

Abstract

Successful hair transplantation is often limited by the available donor hairs. It is logical to minimize hair follicle transection during harvesting to ensure an optimal result.

Keywords

Hair Follicle Hair Loss Hair Shaft Donor Area Androgenetic Alopecia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Damkerng Pathomvanich
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.DHT ClinicBangkokThailand
  2. 2.Bumrungrad HospitalBangkok

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