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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
10.1159/000350495
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
...Classification of Shapes of the Auricle Microtia is a congenital anomaly of the auricle in which the components of the auricle are small or missing. The severity and states vary. Its incidence is 1 in 10,000-15,000 births, and male patients outnumber female patients (approximately 2:1...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
10.1159/000350598
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
... start to migrate to the brachial arch region. Development of the Auricle Development of the auricle in the human fetus starts with condensation of the mandibular arch (caudal side of the first brachial arch) and the hyoid arch at the distal portion of the first brachial groove in the 4th week...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
10.1159/000350608
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
... The oldest record of ear reconstruction is considered to be correction of a lobule defect found in Sushruta Samhita of ancient India in the 6th or 7th century BC. The concept of three-dimensional reconstruction of the auricle emerged in the latter half of the 19th century, and supporting...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
10.1159/000350620
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
...Design A wide area of the temporal region should be shaved at least 8 cm superior and 8 cm posterior from the auricle. After general anesthesia is induced, we transfer the anesthesia apparatus to a location downward and opposite to the surgical side, and we insert a low pillow under...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
10.1159/000350621
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
... Construct the external ear and the tympanoplasty during the second stage of joint surgery by plastic surgeons and otologists. Create Skin Tube Lift up the posterior part of the transplanted auricle framework of rib cartilage and create an external auditory canal (EAC) of 1.5 cm...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
10.1159/000350622
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
... In principle, construction of the external auditory canal (EAC)/tympanoplasty is actively performed during elevation of the auricle in all patients with bilateral microtia at our department. This is because improved auditory acuity is expected and headband-type bone-conduction hearing aids can...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
10.1159/000350978
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
...Postoperative Management of Auricular Reconstruction (Cartilage Graft) Management of the Wound Immediately after surgery, the auricle is encircled with a sponge [ 1 ], several layers of gauze are applied, and the head is bandaged (fig. 1 ). A stretchable net can be used for dressing...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 37
Published: 18 August 1987
10.1159/000414132
EISBN: 978-3-318-03141-6
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Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
10.1159/000350606
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
...Appropriate Age for Performing Surgery The reported length of the vertical axis of the auricle is about 60-70 mm in Japanese adult men and 55-65 mm in Japanese adult women. The auricle grows remarkably in childhood and reaches nearly 90% of its adult length at 6 or 7 years of age. After...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 68
Published: 03 May 2010
10.1159/000314564
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9317-5
... 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
10.1159/000350601
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
.... However, reconstruction of the EAC is not possible if the reconstructed auricle is not suitably positioned. In this case an additional operation using a tissue expander becomes necessary prior to canalplasty. The position of auricular reconstruction should be determined to enable canalplasty not only...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
10.1159/000350972
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
... so as not to project from the surface of the cartilage. Dermal necrosis may also develop during elevation of the auricle at a part of the skin graft on the posterior auricle. It is likely to develop particularly at the site of the buttress cartilage, so buttress cartilage should be covered...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
10.1159/000350981
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
... Hair removal may become necessary after achieving the shape and function of the ear via auricle reconstruction using costal cartilage and auricle elevation with tympanoplasty. Hair removal results in a more natural and good-looking ear because the ear is exposed and is not originally a site...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 68
Published: 03 May 2010
10.1159/000314565
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9317-5
.... The esthetic results of the constructed auricles are shown in this report. Conclusion: With this combination of plastic surgery for the auricle and functional surgery for the middle ear, no additional operations are necessary and the prefabrication of the external ear canal and the tympanic membrane gives...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 68
Published: 03 May 2010
10.1159/000314566
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9317-5
... Abstract For decades, reconstructive surgery of the auricle has presented a challenge to surgeons. An immense number of publications now document the efforts to develop and improve techniques designed to provide reasonable shape and functionality. Since the early 1990s, tissue engineering has...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-02386-2
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
...References References 1. Jahrsdoerfer RA, Yearkley JW, Aguilar EA, Cole RR, Gray LC: Grading system for the selection of patients with congenital aural atresia. Am J Otol 1992;13:6-12. 2. Nagata S: Modification of the stages in total reconstruction of the auricle. IV. Ear elevation...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 68
Published: 03 May 2010
10.1159/000314560
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9317-5
... of the auricle, especially reconstruction of subtotal and total auricular loss, and very useful operative procedures for partial auricular surgery were seldom described before the beginning of the 20th century. In 1927, River [ 1 ] complained about the lack of operative descriptions in modern textbooks: he had...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
.... The design of the proposed ear and the operative procedures of cartilage graft. Jpn J Plast Reconstr Surg 1974;17:469-483. 4. Fukuda O: Reconstruction of microtia. 2. The construction of cartilage framework. Jpn J Plast Reconstr Surg 1975;18:685-695. 5. Tanzer RC: Total reconstruction of the auricle...