Clinical results and health-related quality of life in otoplasty patients using cartilage resection and suturing methods

@article{Toplu2013ClinicalRA,
  title={Clinical results and health-related quality of life in otoplasty patients using cartilage resection and suturing methods},
  author={Yuksel Toplu and Emrah Sapmaz and C{\'e}line Firat and Sibel Altunişik Toplu},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
  year={2013},
  volume={271},
  pages={3147-3153}
}
In this study, we evaluated clinical results and health-related quality of life in our otoplasty patients in whom we used cartilage resection method (CRM) and suturing method (SM). A total of 132 ears of 77 patients (36 males, 41 females; mean age 14.6 ± 6.4) between January 2006 and February 2013 were included in this study. Patients were divided into two groups according to the type of surgery performed: Group 1 was the cartilage resection group (CRG) and Group 2 was the suturing group (SG… CONTINUE READING
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