A sterile template for ear reconstruction

A sterile template for ear reconstruction Ear reconstruction for congenital or acquired deformity is a difficult process that requires a skillful sculpting of the cartilage framework. Traditionally, this has been achieved by carving the framework with a template drawn from the opposite normal ear as a guide, usually on an X-ray film. We would like to report our experience of using a sterile foil bowl (Anglia Vale Med., Peterborough, UK) to prepare a template for cartilage framework sculpting. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

A sterile template for ear reconstruction

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Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 2007 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-007-0133-y
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Abstract

Ear reconstruction for congenital or acquired deformity is a difficult process that requires a skillful sculpting of the cartilage framework. Traditionally, this has been achieved by carving the framework with a template drawn from the opposite normal ear as a guide, usually on an X-ray film. We would like to report our experience of using a sterile foil bowl (Anglia Vale Med., Peterborough, UK) to prepare a template for cartilage framework sculpting.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 1, 2007

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