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Henry P Barham, Anna Knisely, Jenna Christensen, Raymond Sacks, George N Marcells, Richard J Harvey
IMPORTANCE: External nasal valve dysfunction (EVD) is a common cause of nasal obstruction. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate costal cartilage lateral crural strut grafts vs cephalic crural turn-in to support the weak lateral crus in patients with EVD. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: In this prospective cohort study, patients with clinically diagnosed EVD were assessed at the Tertiary Rhinologic Center and underwent a costal cartilage underlay graft to the lateral crus or a cephalic turn-in cruralplasty...
September 2015: JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery
Bars Çakr, Valerio Finocchi, Damiano Tambasco, Ali Rza Öreroğlu, Teoman Doğan
BACKGROUND: Modern techniques of osteotomy have evolved to take into account the effects of bony repositioning on functional as well as aesthetic outcomes. Although a variety of methods have been described to appropriately mobilize and reposition the bony nasal vault, there is still no single procedure that can successfully manage nasal bones in its entirety. MATERIAL AND METHODS: We present the bone chisel scraping osteoectomy technique for lateral and medial osteotomies with the aim of managing nasal bone deformities that can overcome diverse shortcomings of the conventional methods...
June 2016: Annals of Plastic Surgery
Denis Codazzi, Luca Ortelli, Enrico Robotti
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August 2014: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Edina M K da Silva, Bernardo Hochman, Lydia M Ferreira
BACKGROUND: Early recovery is an important factor for people undergoing facial plastic surgery. However, the normal inflammatory processes that are a consequence of surgery commonly cause oedema (swelling) and ecchymosis (bruising), which are undesirable complications. Severe oedema and ecchymosis delay full recovery, and may make patients dissatisfied with procedures. Perioperative corticosteroids have been used in facial plastic surgery with the aim of preventing oedema and ecchymosis...
June 2, 2014: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
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