IN REVIEWING the 1951 literature on plastic surgery that might appeal to the otolaryngologists we are impressed with the number of excellent articles appearing in a wide variety of medical journals. This is gratifying to find, and the number apparently has in no way lessened the quality of articles published in the American Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the British Journal of Plastic Surgery.
The American Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery contains an abstract section of articles published in other periodicals, and bound copies of the journal provide a complete and modern reference for the otolaryngologist who does some plastic surgery.
CURRENT TRENDS IN PLASTIC SURGERY
Ox Cartilage.—Ox cartilage in a preservative, as supplied by Armour and Company, has been advocated by Sir Harold Gillies, of England, as a grafting material to repair saddle nose and other deformities. It has the important advantage of being available in
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