The role of preserved autogenous cartilage graft in septorhinoplasty.

Previous reports have established the role of fresh autogenous cartilage grafts harvested at the time of surgery. This report describes the value of autogenous preserved cartilage, removed and stored at the time of initial surgery, for use in secondary surgery. This study also compares fresh and preserved cartilage used in crushed and noncrushed states in… (More)