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Correction of short and upwardly rotated nose by transplanting autogenous rib cartilage / 中华医学美学美容杂志
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-430515
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ABSTRACT
Objective To discuss the effect of transplanting autogenous rib cartilage in correction of short and upwardly rotated nose.Methods A piece of autogenous rib cartilage was transplanted into the front of nasal septa to lengthen it,leading to the nasal tip moving forwards and correcting the short and upwardly rotated nose.For low nose cases,simultaneous implants was used into the nasal back.Results The nasal tips were prolonged 0.75 cm on average after operation in 56 patients with short and upturned noses.The nasolabial angle and extent of nostril exposure were normal after operation.The operational consequences were fine in 54 patients,while 2 case were not satisfactory.Efficacy was stable during one year follow-up.Conclusions This method is reliable,and it can be recommended in rhinoplasty of patients with short and upwardly rotated nose.

Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Language: Chinese Journal: Chinese Journal of Medical Aesthetics and Cosmetology Year: 2012 Type: Article
Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Language: Chinese Journal: Chinese Journal of Medical Aesthetics and Cosmetology Year: 2012 Type: Article