Comparison of conchal cartilage graft with nasal septal cartilage graft for reconstruction of orbital floor blowout fractures.

@article{Bayat2010ComparisonOC,
  title={Comparison of conchal cartilage graft with nasal septal cartilage graft for reconstruction of orbital floor blowout fractures.},
  author={Mohammad Bayat and Fatemeh Momen-Heravi and Omid Khalilzadeh and Zeeia Mirhosseni and Ali Sadeghi-Tari},
  journal={The British journal of oral & maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 8},
  pages={617-20}
}
Our aim was to compare autogenous nasal septal cartilage and conchal cartilage as grafts for reconstruction of orbital blowout fractures. Twenty-two patients with blowout fractures were randomly assigned to two groups for treatment with a graft of nasal septal cartilage or conchal cartilage. Patients were evaluated for the presence of enophthalmos, diplopia, dysfunction of the infraorbital nerve, and restriction of the ocular muscles. Patients with enophthalmos of more than 2 mm were included… CONTINUE READING

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