Nasal reconstruction using tissue engineered constructs: an update.

@article{Oseni2013NasalRU,
  title={Nasal reconstruction using tissue engineered constructs: an update.},
  author={Adelola O. Oseni and Peter Edward Butler and Alexander M. Seifalian},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={71 2},
  pages={238-44}
}
Currently, the gold standard for reconstruction after rhinectomy or severe trauma to the nose, includes transposition of autologous mucosal flaps plus autologous cartilage grating and coverage using a skin flap. Difficulties with this approach arise where; cartilage and mucosa harvested from autologous donor sites is insufficient to achieve a passable… CONTINUE READING