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Research review: Reconstruction of ear defects

This month we share a simple surgical tip in the form of a research letter. I am always on the lookout for these kinds of tips, and I use them in my own practice regularly.

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This is a short, simple letter and (I think) a simple and neat option for repairs on the lower ear helix.

In this research letter, reference is made to another useful technique – the split ear helix advancement flap, and I include that paper here.

I hope these papers assist you in repair of ear defects.

Read the full research letter here.

View ear flap paper here.

– Prof David Wilkinson

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