Biomechanics in augmentation rhinoplasty.

  title={Biomechanics in augmentation rhinoplasty.},
  author={Jian Yang and Xiaofeng Wang and Yanjun Zeng and Weihua Wu},
  journal={Journal of medical engineering & technology},
  volume={29 1},
During the past 6 years, we have treated 406 patients with classical silicone augmentation rhinoplasty. The types and incidence of complications after subcutaneous or subfascial implantation were examined. We have proposed that most complications are related to the depth of the implant and the character of the tissues. In order to improve our operation and prove our hypothesis, we performed subperiosteal augmentation rhinoplasty in 22 cases with satisfactory results. In order to determine… CONTINUE READING
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