Applications of porcine dermal collagen (ENDURAGen) in facial plastic surgery

Theresa A Gurney, David W Kim
Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America 2007, 15 (1): 113-21, viii
The facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon has a variety of options for tissue augmentation and soft tissue support. These options include autologous materials such as fat and cartilages, solid implant materials, and injectable materials. Recently, malleable sheets of collagen-based matrix have become available. This review focuses on the potential applications of acellular collagen matrices and their various applications in rhinoplasty, facial slings for static reanimation, scar revision, soft tissue volume restoration, and periorbital reconstruction.

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