Original ArticlesA Novel Hump Reinsertion Technique to Reconstruct the Nasal DorsumÖztürk, Güncel MDAuthor Information Private Practice, Istanbul, Turkey. Address correspondence and reprint requests to Güncel Öztürk, MD, Private Practice, Abdi Ipekçi Cad. No: 24/4, Nişantaşi – Istanbul, Turkey; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Received 27 September, 2019 Accepted 5 December, 2019 The author reports no conflicts of interest. Supplemental digital contents are available for this article. Direct URL citations appear in the printed text and are provided in the HTML and PDF versions of this article on the journal's Web site (www.jcraniofacialsurgery.com). Journal of Craniofacial Surgery: May 2020 - Volume 31 - Issue 3 - p 737-740 doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000006262 Buy SDC Metrics Abstract Nasal hump removal and modification is a commonly performed procedure in rhinoplasty. The spreader flap is most commonly used in the reconstruction technique and involves suturing the medial end of the upper lateral cartilage (ULC) onto the septum. In this study, author presents a new hump removal technique that includes a novel procedure for hump reinsertion and suturing that is easy and comfortable to apply in hump removal operations. The records of the patients were assessed retrospectively from private practice. Patients who had undergone hump removal operations using a hump reinsertion graft were included. In total, 54 patients met the inclusion and exclusion criteria, and their records were assessed. The hump was divided into 3 parts longitudinally. The septum, which is a part of the nasal hump, was prepared as a strut graft, and the ULCs were prepared as spreader grafts. A novel suturing technique was used while the spreader grafts were fixed. This technique was used if the ULC was larger than 3 mm. The patients were evaluated using the “Rhinoplasty Outcome Evaluation” (ROE) 12 months after surgery. The initial median ROE score was 40.5; after surgery, it increased to 88.5. The ROE score changed significantly (P < .001). The postoperative results were satisfactory. After assessments, no asymmetry or functional problems were found in all participants. This technique allows for closed rhinoplasty without the need for an additional graft from the septum, enhancing the prevention of displacement and improving functionality. © 2020 by Mutaz B. Habal, MD.