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Rib Cartilage: The ideal nasal implant substance?

Researchers at the University of Texas recently evaluated the use of rib cartilage eyes and nosegrafts during rhinoplasty and found that the technique was “well-tolerated” and “yields superb results.”

During rhinoplasty, cartilage can be taken from the septum or the ear, but sometimes that’s not an option.  In such cases, rib cartilage from a donor can be used.

What surgeons want is a graft material that meets conditions like these, as outlined by the authors of the study: Continue reading