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Reichert Heinz MD; Gubisch, Wolfgang MD
Annals of Plastic Surgery: January 1991
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Several technical details of secondary nose correction in unilateral cleft lip procedure are presented. A new technique of total removal of distorted septal cartilage is described, correcting it under full vision and replanting it afterwards into the nose, thus clearing both airways and reshaping the nose profile at the same time. Also different cartilage-mucosal flaps are described as a way to create symmetry in the nasal tip region and both ala nasi.

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