Journal of Rhinology 2010;17(1):60-62.
Published online May 31, 2010.
A Case of Infection of Tutoplast-Processed Fascia Lata in Augmentation Rhinoplasty
Il Gyu Kang, Joo Hyun Jung, Heung Eog Cha, Seon Tae Kim
Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Gil Medical Center, Gachon Medical School, Incheon, Korea. eyik@gilhospital.com
Tutoplast Processed Fascia Lata를 이용한 융비술에서 감염 1예
강일규, 정주현, 차흥억, 김선태
가천의과학대학교 의학전문대학원 길병원 이비인후과학교실
Abstract
Numerous materials have been used in augmentation rhinoplasty. The representative materials include silastics, Gore-Tex, autologous cartilage, and homologous materials. The use of alloplastic materials in rhinoplasty is often discouraged due to possible risk of infection and extrusion. Currently, the use of Tutoplast-processed fascia lata (TPFL) in augmentation rhinoplasty is increasing in Korea because it can avoid donor site morbidity and decrease the surgical time. However, there have been no reports of infections related to rhinoplasty using TPFL in Korea. We experienced a case of infection that occurred after rhinoplasty using TPFL. We report this case along with a brief review of the literature.
Key Words: Augmentation rhinoplasty;Infection;Tutoplast processed fascia lata




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