Long-term results of dermal grafting for the repair of nasal septal perforations.

@article{Lee1999LongtermRO,
  title={Long-term results of dermal grafting for the repair of nasal septal perforations.},
  author={Debra P Lee and Elsamma Joseph and J Pontell and Jon B Turk},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={120 4},
  pages={483-6}
}
The closure of nasal septal perforations is a significant surgical challenge with a high failure rate. Dermis placed between mucoperichondrial advancement flaps may be an alternative. The usefulness of dermal grafting for the repair of nasal septal perforations was initially investigated in an animal model. Four pigs had 1.5 x 2.5 cm perforations surgically… CONTINUE READING