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  • A Study to Collect Surgical Waste from Patients Undergoing Rhinoplasty Rochester, MN

    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.

  • Pain Control for Undergoing Costal Cartilage Harvesting Rochester, MN

    The purpose of this study is to investigate whether the injection of a long active liposomal bupivacaine product, currently approved for injection into operative sites for post-surgical pain, is an acceptable treatment for costal cartilage harvest site pain when injected into the surgical site after costal cartilage harvest in comparison to the standard treatment of 1% lidocaine with 1:100:000 of epinephrine at the surgical site. 


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