Otopathologic evaluation of temporalis fascia grafts following successful tympanoplasty in humans.

@article{Trakimas2018OtopathologicEO,
  title={Otopathologic evaluation of temporalis fascia grafts following successful tympanoplasty in humans.},
  author={Danielle R Trakimas and Reuven Ishai and Iman Ghanad and Nicole L Black and Elliott D Kozin and Jeffrey Tao Cheng and Aaron K Remenschneider},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2018}
}
OBJECTIVE Temporalis fascia is a commonly used graft material in tympanoplasty; however, little is known about how the histological structure of fascia remodels postimplantation. Herein, we aim to quantify the pre- and postoperative microstructure of temporalis fascia and compare histological findings to the native tympanic membrane (TM). METHODS Temporal… CONTINUE READING