Preliminary results of the application of a silk fibroin scaffold to otology.


The surgical treatment to repair chronic tympanic membrane perforations is myringoplasty. Although multiple autologous grafts, allografts, and synthetic graft materials have been used over the years, no single graft material is superior for repairing all perforation types. Recently, the remarkable properties of silk fibroin protein have been studied, with… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.otohns.2009.06.746


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