Autograft tragal and conchal palisade cartilage and perichondrium in tympanomastoid reconstruction.

@article{Heermann1992AutograftTA,
  title={Autograft tragal and conchal palisade cartilage and perichondrium in tympanomastoid reconstruction.},
  author={J Heermann},
  journal={Ear, nose, & throat journal},
  year={1992},
  volume={71 8},
  pages={344-9}
}
  • J Heermann
  • Published 1992 in Ear, nose, & throat journal
Since Utech's introduction of cartilage as a columella in ear surgery in 1969, we have used tragal and conchal autografts for reconstruction of the tympanic membrane and the auditory canal wall in 13,000 cases. As large pieces of cartilage can twist in later years, we place palisaded cartilage fragments with perichondrium parallel to the manubrium of the… CONTINUE READING