Septal Dermoplasty: A New Operative Procedure for Control of Nosebleeds in Patients with Hereditary Hæmorrhagic Telangiectasia

@article{Saunders1963SeptalDA,
  title={Septal Dermoplasty: A New Operative Procedure for Control of Nosebleeds in Patients with Hereditary H{\ae}morrhagic Telangiectasia},
  author={William H. Saunders},
  journal={The Journal of Laryngology \& Otology},
  year={1963},
  volume={77},
  pages={69 - 76}
}
  • W. Saunders
  • Published 1 January 1963
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of Laryngology & Otology
IN 1958, I reported a new operative procedure to correct the severe nosebleeds of patients with hereditary hasmorrhagic telangiectasia. The principle of the operation, called septal dermoplasty, is Jbo replace the fragile respiratory epithelium of the anterior part of the nose with a tougher epithelium: skin. At first the procedure was limited to a graft applied to the anterior half of each side of the nasal septum. Later the operation was extended to include grafting of the floor and the… 
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