Otoplasty; our experience with surgery of the auricle

Authors:Motassim AL-roosan, Sohaib Al-Momani
Int J Biol Med Res. 2013; 4(2): 3241- 3246  |  PDF File

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study is to high light on otoplasty technique that recreates the normal appearance of the ear with minimal incision, short time, & excellent result . Methods: This is prospective study carried out on 29 patient (10 female, 19 male) with age between 5-7 years (mean age 5 6/12 year) reported as acase of bat ear in otolaryngology clinics at royal medical services hospitals in Jordan over 3-years (2010-2013) . Results: Most patients’ family appreciate the results of surgery when the bandage is removed & otoplasty cartilage splitting technique improve the appearance of the patient with exellent results & minimal complication. Conclusion: Otoplasty cartilage splitting technique appears to be simple, effective in attempting to recreate the normal, natural & anatomical appearance of the ear.