Microsurgical revascularization of almost totally amputated alar wing of the nose.

@article{Akyrek2004MicrosurgicalRO,
  title={Microsurgical revascularization of almost totally amputated alar wing of the nose.},
  author={Mustafa Aky{\"u}rek and Tunç Şafak and Abdullah Keçik},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={181-4}
}
A case of nearly complete amputation of the alar wing is presented whereby a successful arterial revascularization was accomplished using an arterial rerouting technique. Venous stasis was overcome by means of stab-wound wiping. An excellent result was obtained following complete survival of the revascularized segment. The authors conclude that microvascular revascularization should always be attempted whenever possible, even if a skin bridge is preserved in nearly complete amputations of the… CONTINUE READING