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New ear created from ribs, Mumbai Mirror, July 23 2015

A 27-year-old banker who lost his left ear in a horrific road accident in June has had a new one created from his ribs. Amit Ghosh, from Kolkata, was discharged from Fortis Raheja Hospital in Mahim on Wednesday after recovering from the reconstruction surgery.

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Why implants are a strict no-no for ear reconstruction

I get a lot of queries from anxious parents about their apprehension in letting me use the rib cartilage of their child for reconstructing his or her ear. ” is their no other alternative?”, ” can we not use xyz implant”, ” we are worried about our child’s future if the rib ..

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Two stage technique for ear reconstruction: A boon!

The older Brent method of ear reconstitution meant use of 4-5 stages for complete ear reconstruction. This meant a lot of days lost at school or work and the attendant expense for each stage. The new method relies on only two stages to reconstruct the entire ear. The shape of the complete ear is made in 1st stage. The sulcus ie, gap b ..

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