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J Korean Assoc Maxillofac Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003 Jul;25(4):331-336. Korean. Case Report.
Choi JY , Min CG , Myoung H , Hwang SJ , Seo BM , Lee JH , Choung PH , Kim MJ .
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery College of Dentistry, Seoul National University, Korea. myungkim@plaza.snu.ac.kr
Abstract

Many different materials have been used to provide augmentation of the nasal dorsum. This include both autogenous and homogenous materials, as well as allografts. Silicone among the artificial materials has been most widely used. The silicone has some advantages and disadvantages. Goretex(expanded polytetrafluoroethylene) which has widely used in vascular surgery and abdominal surgery can be used for facial soft tissue augmentation. The author presents 2 cases of nasal augmentaion using goretex with literature review.

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