Importance of nasal septal cartilage perichondrium for septum strength mechanics: a cadaveric study

Tekke N. S. , Alkan Z., Yiğit O., BEKEM A., ÜNAL A., Şahin F., ...More

RHINOLOGY, vol.52, no.2, pp.167-171, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.4193/rhino13.199
  • Journal Name: RHINOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.167-171


Objective: This study aimed to investigate the biomechanical qualities of the perichondrium and cartilage, and to determine the strength of the septal cartilage against bending forces.