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This pilot study of 12 patients (6 control, 6 experimental) will test the safety and efficacy of applying autologous, adipose-derived stromal cells (ASCs), uncultured, on a Stage III or IV pressure ulcer. Patients in both groups would undergo a minimal risk liposuction procedure to withdraw 50-100 cc of adipose tissue. The tissue would be processed to extract the stromal layer of cells that contain stem cells. The ASCs would be injected into a fibrin sealant to be applied to the wound. Patients would be followed for 6 weeks to assess wound healing and tolerance of the treatment.
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