Risk of transmission of human immunodeficiency virus infection during tympano-ossicular homograft: an experimental study.

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It is generally agreed that middle ear reconstructive surgery performed with tympano-ossicular homografts produces superior functional results compared with prosthetic material, especially with respect to extrusion rate. The use of homografts, though, has been seriously hampered recently by the fear of transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV… (More)

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@article{Meylan1996RiskOT, title={Risk of transmission of human immunodeficiency virus infection during tympano-ossicular homograft: an experimental study.}, author={Pascal R. A. Meylan and Andreas Duscher and Albert Mudry and Philippe Monnier}, journal={The Laryngoscope}, year={1996}, volume={106 3 Pt 1}, pages={334-7} }