Chicken sternal cartilage for simulated septal cartilage graft carving: a rhinoplasty educational model.

@article{Weinfeld2010ChickenSC,
  title={Chicken sternal cartilage for simulated septal cartilage graft carving: a rhinoplasty educational model.},
  author={Adam Bryce Weinfeld},
  journal={Aesthetic surgery journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={
          810-3
        }
}
BACKGROUND In rhinoplasty, cartilage is often harvested from the nasal septum and meticulously carved into delicate grafts designed to reshape and strengthen the nasal osteocartilaginous framework. Proficiency at this task develops with experience in the clinical setting. OBJECTIVE The author offers a simulated educational model designed to provide rhinoplasty surgeons with increased preclinical experience in cartilage graft carving. METHODS This model relies on inexpensive, food-grade… CONTINUE READING
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