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실리콘 교정틀을 이용한 신생아 외이기형의 비수술적 교정

Other Titles
 Non-operative correction of congenital auricular deformities using a silicone splint 
Authors
 박주현  ;  김경목  ;  이영섭  ;  김영수  ;  김용욱 
Citation
 Journal of the Korean Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (대한성형외과학회지), Vol.27(5) : 532-538, 2000 
Journal Title
 Journal of the Korean Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (대한성형외과학회지) 
ISSN
 1015-6402 
Issue Date
2000
Keywords
Ear deformity ; Silicone splint ; Estrogen
Abstract
Congenital auricular anomalies can be categorized as either malformed or deformational. Selected congenital ear deformities, particularly those of a deformational type(lop ear, prominent ear, cup ear) as well as cryptotia, may be corrected with early, non-operative splint molding , thereby avoiding later surgical correction. Non-operative management of these deformities is possible because of the early malleability of cartilage during the neonatal period when the cartilage is affected by high levels of circulating maternal estrogens. In this study, we used early splinting to correct deformational ear deformities. Splints were made of wire threaded into silicone tubing. From November 1998 to January 2000, we treated 42 infants, ranging in age from 1 day to 42 months with 47 deformed auricles: There were 37 lop ears, 7 cryptotias, 1 prominent ear, and 2 stahls ears. We applied silicone splint for 36 infants who had not yet reached 6 weeks of age, and applied silicone splint and estrogen ointment for 6 infants over 6 weeks. Infants treated before 6 weeks of age showed remarkable improvement and the duration for correcting deformities was short. By contrast infants treated after 6 weeks of age showed little improvement and needed more time for correction.
Appears in Collections:
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (성형외과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
Kim, Yong Oock(김용욱) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3756-4809
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/172159
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