cartilage graft

cartilage graft

the transplantation of cartilage to correct congenital ear and nose defects in children and to treat severe injuries in adults. Because chondrocytes can be allografted without the risk of an immune reaction, cadaver cartilage can be used for tissue grafts.
References in periodicals archive ?
Nowadays researchers work on engineering cartilage graft in order to inhibit the formation of fibrocartilage that results in pain and stiffness of joints [5].
At that point, we elected to perform a revision open rhinoplasty with an auricular cartilage graft and to replace the nasal valve suspension with alar batten grafts.
53) These concepts form the basis of the theory behind the use of particulated juvenile articular cartilage graft as a treatment for osteochondral lesions.
These are cultured, multiplied and stuck on to a scaffold to make a cartilage graft measuring only 30 by 40mm.
J will even take a costal cartilage graft from the rib cage and mold it carefully into an auricular framework to serve as the underlying structure of the new ear.
The text includes step-by-step guidelines for the full range of bone and cartilage graft harvesting, grafting, and fixation techniques; alloplastic plating approaches; management of soft tissue injuries; and detailed advice on avoiding and managing ophthalmic and facial complications.
She's said to have had a cartilage graft to give her face more structure and a bump in her nose removed.
The Company's versatile, cell-based product pipeline includes Neocartilage, a manufactured scaffold-free live cartilage graft grown from juvenile chondrocytes.
Almost 100 children a year in the United Kingdom are affected by it, and procedures and treatments like rib cartilage graft reconstruction, polyethylene plastic implant and prosthetic ear are used to help repair this condition.
Anita Patel, discuss the high level of difficulty and the high revision rate associated with trying to repair patients' noses when they have already undergone at least one operation with a rib cartilage graft.
Joint synovitis or adhesions near the repair site may cause the patient symptoms unrelated to the cartilage graft itself.
At days 30, 90, and 180, it appeared that the cartilage graft had become progressively dispersed throughout the muscle.