Nasal Support and Lining: The Marriage of Beauty and Blood Supply

@article{Burget1989NasalSA,
  title={Nasal Support and Lining: The Marriage of Beauty and Blood Supply},
  author={Gary C. Burget and Frederick J. Menick},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={84},
  pages={189–203}
}
Assured of a robust blood supply by its narrow pedicle centered on the septal branch of the superior labial artery, the pivoting septal flap provides nasal support from the radix to the most distal nasal tip and from the tip to the columella base—plus a large bonus of lining tissues for the nasal vault and vestibules. Lining flaps from such intranasal tissues are thin, vascular, and flexible. They allow the use of primary cartilage grafts and the establishment of a subsurface architecture in… Expand
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