A Study to Collect Surgical Waste from Patients Undergoing Rhinoplasty

Overview

About this study

The purpose of this study is to use nasal septum cartilage to generate and grow chondrocytes (control) for the testing of biomaterial scaffolds using Adipose derived stem cells differentiated for Chondrocytes.  Control cartilage is necessary in order to compare and define the characteristics of adipose derived stem cells that are differentiated in the lab's experiments.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any adult (18 years of age or older), male, female, and having rhinopolasty surgery as part of their medical care

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Youth under 18 years of age or patients having abnormal cartilage due to disease

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Grant Hamilton, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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CLS-20404286

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