Salvage of the Unsatisfactory Microtia Reconstruction

  • Daniel J. GouldEmail author
  • Youssef Tahiri
  • John F. Reinisch


Patients seeking secondary microtia reconstruction often present with complex anatomic and social considerations. The approach to these patients must include a well-designed surgical plan and must take into account patients’ past surgical approaches as well as patients’ desires. This chapter seeks to address secondary microtia reconstruction for the unsatisfied patient.


Microtia Secondary ear reconstruction Difficult salvage Complex ear reconstruction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel J. Gould
    • 1
    Email author
  • Youssef Tahiri
    • 2
  • John F. Reinisch
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.University of Southern California, Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryCedars-Sinai Medical CenterLos AngelesUSA
  3. 3.Keck School of MedicineUniversity of Souther CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  4. 4.Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic SurgeryCedars Sinai Medical CenterLos AngelesUSA

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