Free diced cartilage graft represents a relatively innovative technique with multiple applications. It is conventionally used for smoothening, augmentation, or camouflaging of the nasal dorsum in primary or revision rhinoplasties. The aim of the article was to give some tips and tricks about harvesting and preparation of free diced cartilage to maximize its exploitation and make it easily repeatable, extending the field of application not only to the nasal dorsum but also other sites, such as the tip of the nose.
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From the Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Institute, Rome, Italy.
Received for publication August 21, 2018; accepted September 17, 2018.
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Marco D’Ettorre, MD, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Institute, Viale di Villa Pamphili, 85, 00152, Rome, Italy, E-mail: email@example.com