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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
10.1159/000350600
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
...Use of Rib Cartilage in Microtia Surgery We use rib cartilage in microtia surgery for the following three purposes: (1) as a framework for the initial surgery (rib cartilage graft), (2) as a buttress for the elevated auricle in the second surgery (auricular elevation), and (3) as a column...
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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
... materials such as cartilage began to be used at the beginning of the 20th century. Trials using various substances such as ivory, rib cartilages, auricular cartilage, bones, and metals were performed, and biological materials were used for autografts, allografts, and heterografts. It was ultimately...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
10.1159/000350976
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
... Auricular reconstruction by transplantation of costal cartilage for microtia has become a popular and established method. However, complications at the donor site of costal cartilage harvesting should be carefully observed. Potential complications at the donor site include hemorrhage...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 73
Published: 10 April 2012
10.1159/000334297
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9932-0
... Abstract Cartilage interposition grafting for treatment of subglottic stenosis was pioneered by Fearon and Cotton in 1972. Costal cartilage is the preferred source for graft material in most cases. In this section, the authors highlight the surgical technique for cartilage graft harvest...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 21
Published: 23 August 2011
10.1159/000328084
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9793-7
... of the hypertrophic zone. The hypertrophic zone is then invaded by blood vessels and bone cell precursors, which remodel the newly formed cartilage into bone. The net effect is that new bone tissue is progressively generated at the bottom of the growth plate, resulting in bone elongation. The process of longitudinal...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 21
Published: 23 August 2011
10.1159/000328126
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9793-7
... of transcription factors. Endogenous Estrogen Production by Chondrocytes Chondrocytes appear to synthesize estrogen, both in vivo and in vitro [ 8 – 10 ], which is in agreement with the observation that the P450 aromatase is expressed in growth plate cartilage of both humans [ 8 ] and rats [ 10 , 11...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 21
Published: 23 August 2011
10.1159/000328127
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9793-7
... of growth plate cartilage by using microarray and real-time PCR analysis. IHC gives valuable information about the distribution of proteins of interest throughout distinct layers of the growth plate. The TUNEL assay has been successfully applied to study apoptosis in chondrocytes. In addition, organ...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 21
Published: 23 August 2011
10.1159/000328140
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9793-7
... Abstract Cartilage tissue engineering is the art aimed at repairing defects in the articular cartilage which covers the bony ends in the joints. Since its introduction in the early 1990s of the past century, cartilage tissue engineering using ACI has been used in thousands of patients to repair...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 21
Published: 23 August 2011
10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-9793-7
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9793-7
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 9
Published: 10 May 2005
10.1159/000085719
EISBN: 978-3-318-01215-6
... Abstract Chondrogenesis is a well-orchestrated process driven by chondroprogenitors thatundergo to condensation, proliferation and chondrocyte differentiation. Because cartilagelacks regenerative ability, treatments for cartilage diseases are primarily palliative. Adult bonemarrow contains...
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Series: Monographs in Clinical Cytology
Volume: 12
Published: 21 June 1989
10.1159/000416439
EISBN: 978-3-318-03991-7
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Series: Interdisciplinary Topics in Gerontology and Geriatrics
Volume: 18
Published: 31 October 1984
10.1159/000409670
EISBN: 978-3-318-03738-8