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A new splint for use after ear reconstruction is described. This splint adjusts suitably to the complicated contours of the ear without requiring any impressions before fabrication. The splint controls expansion and contractile forces and consequently prevents some of the complications following ear surgery.
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Accepted: May 20, 1993
Received: March 5, 1993
© 1993 The British Association of Plastic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc.