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Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery:
doi: 10.1097/MOO.0b013e3283486a08
Head and neck reconstruction: Edited by Danny J. Enepekides

Advances in nasal reconstruction

Shaye, David A.; Sykes, Jonathan M.; Kim, Ji-Eon

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Abstract

Purpose of review: Recent advances in nasal reconstruction are provided within the framework of traditional reconstructive principles.

Recent findings: Recent advances build upon and challenge the established tenets and principles of nasal reconstruction. Advances focus on achieving perfection in restoration of form and function with the absolute minimum of donor site morbidity. Specifically, advances in tissue engineering show promise in recreating cartilaginous framework.

Summary: This article summarizes the most recent developments in nasal reconstruction. The focus of recent advances in nasal reconstruction centers on minimizing morbidity while achieving an inconspicuous result.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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