Determining the Most Suitable Costal Cartilage Level for Rhinoplasty: An Experimental Study


Alkan Z., Acıoğlu E., Yiğit O., BEKEM A. , Azizli E., ÜNAL A. , ...More

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY, vol.146, no.3, pp.377-381, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 146 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0194599811427386
  • Title of Journal : OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.377-381

Abstract

Objective. The aim of this study was to compare the biomechanical properties of septal cartilage (SC) and costal cartilage (CC) grafts harvested from different ribs and to find at which level CC has characteristics closest to SC.