The role of lateral pharyngeal wall movement in pharyngeal flap surgery.

@article{Argamaso1980TheRO,
  title={The role of lateral pharyngeal wall movement in pharyngeal flap surgery.},
  author={Ravelo V. Argamaso and Robert J. Shprintzen and Berish Strauch and Michael L. Lewin and A I Daniller and Arthur G. Ship and C. B. Croft},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={1980},
  volume={66 2},
  pages={214-9}
}
A total of 202 patients with pharyngeal flaps were assessed with nasopharyngoscopy and multiview fluoroscopy to determine the role of lateral pharyngeal wall movement postoperatively. Variations in the construction of flaps resulted in three categories: namely, a long narrow flap with a high insertion, a short broad flap with a low insertion, and an intermediate-size flap that is inserted in a position somewhere between the first two. It was found that in all cases where there was no evidence… CONTINUE READING

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