Dr. Akaki Tsilosani’s method of performing FUT surgery allowed to achieve a record breaking grafts transplant surgery. To the patient from Russia 9688 grafts have been transplanted in single session, what even for today is considered as a world breaking record!
In case of strip method donor material is taken from the permanent zone (the area in the back) in a shape of ellipse.
Steps of the surgery:
1. Hairline design – future hair line is being designed accordingly to patients wish and surgeon’s recommendation.
2. Patients hairs at donor zone, is a shape of ellipse are trimmed.
3. In recipient area doctor creates recipient sites by using different gage needles (0,8mm to 1,1mm).
4. From the donor strip first the slivers are prepared and later from slivers the highly experienced team of assistants prepare individual grafts for transplantation.
5. Prepared grafts are put on special containers and then placed in petri dishes.
6. 2-3 surgical assistants simultaneously start implantation process in premade recipient sites.
7. The way donor zone looks like immediately after the surgery.
8. View from the back
9. View of a recipient area after transplantation