Costal cartilage allografts are derived from tissue donor rib cartilage.  Access to this allograft removes the need for autologous derived costal cartilage, eliminating multiple operative fields for surgeons, as well as prolonged anesthesia time, additional scars and complications from donor sites for patients.1

The Benefits of Costal Cartilage Allografts

Provided as a single, uncarved block Shaped to meet individual patients 2,3,4
Available in multiple sizes Accommodates patient variability
Packaged in saline No rinsing required
Stored at room temperature Convenient to use

  1. Vargas G, Biguria R. Cartilage Allografts for Aesthetic Nose Surgery: A Viable Option. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2018;6(9):e1859.
  2. Fedok FG. Costal Cartilage Grafts in Rhinoplasty. Clin Plast Surg. 2016;43(1):201-212. doi:10.1016/j.cps.2015.08.002.
  3. Nuara, M J et al Reconstructive Rhinoplasty Using Multiplanar Carved Costal Cartilage. JAMA facial plastic surgery18(3), 207–211.
  4. Palacios JF, et al Primary Ear Reconstruction Using Cadaveric Costal Cartilage. Ann Plast Surg. 2023;90(6S Suppl 5):S547-S551.

Costal Cartilage

Length (L) REF/PRODUCT #
2.0-5.9 cm 12420059
≥ 6.0 cm 12420060