Augmentation of the nasal dorsum using Gore-Tex: intermediate results of a retrospective analysis of experience in 66 patients.

@article{Lohuis2001AugmentationOT,
  title={Augmentation of the nasal dorsum using Gore-Tex: intermediate results of a retrospective analysis of experience in 66 patients.},
  author={Peter J. F. M. Lohuis and Simon J Watts and Hade D. Vuyk},
  journal={Clinical otolaryngology and allied sciences},
  year={2001},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={214-7}
}
Out of the numerous implant materials that have been used for augmentation of the nasal dorsum, autogenous cartilage is considered to be the optimal grafting material due to its versatility and long-term survival. However, in the case of extensive augmentation often an alternative grafting material is needed. Homologous cartilage seems an attractive option, but is not commonly used because of the fear of disease transmission, the long-term unpredictability and the possibility of warping… CONTINUE READING