Facial skeletal reconstruction using porous polyethylene implants.

  title={Facial skeletal reconstruction using porous polyethylene implants.},
  author={Michael J. Yaremchuk},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={111 6},
A retrospective review of clinical outcomes was performed to determine the clinical utility and morbidity associated with the use of porous polyethylene facial implants. Three hundred seventy implants were placed in 162 consecutive patients, in 178 operations performed in 11 years. The number of patients, the number of implants used, and the average follow-up period were categorized according to the cause of the deformity. The resultant distribution was as follows: acquired (tumor-related), 17… CONTINUE READING


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