AESTHETIC PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.38, no.2, pp.275-281, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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AESTHETIC PLASTIC SURGERY
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Rhinoplasty, Graft, FLAP, Spreader flap, Septoplasty, Cartilage flap, Strut graft, Tongue in groove, ALAR RIM DEFORMITIES, NASAL-TIP, SUTURE TECHNIQUES, SPREADER GRAFTS, STRUT GRAFT, RECONSTRUCTION, RETRACTION, REDUCTION, POSITION
Cartilage grafts are used routinely in rhinoplasty, but are they necessary? Can we support the normal anatomy by preserving and transposing the adjacent tissues? In this study we hypothesize that during rhinoplasty, cartilage flaps can give adequate support and may decrease the need for cartilage grafts.