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Document type:
Buchbeitrag 
Author(s):
Kiefer, Jan; Staudenmaier, Rainer 
Title:
Combined Aesthetic and Functional Reconstruction of Ear Malformations 
Pages contribution:
81--94 
Abstract:
Background: Surgery for major malformations of the outer and middle ear involves aesthetic as well as functional aspects. Whereas reconstruction of the auricle with autogenous rib cartilage is well established and has shown favorable results, functional repair using classic reconstructive techniques is possible only in a limited group of patients and the outcome is often unsatisfactory. Active middle ear implants (MEI) offer a promising alternative to reconstructive surgery. Method: Fifteen pati...    »
 
Editor:
Staudenmaier, R. 
Book title:
Aesthetics and Functionality in Ear Reconstruction 
Volume:
68 
Publisher:
KARGER 
Publisher address:
Basel 
Year:
2010 
Print-ISBN:
978-3-8055-9316-8 
E-ISBN:
978-3-8055-9317-5 
Bookseries title:
Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology 
Notes:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFGgeförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively 
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