Use of cantilever iliac bone grafts for reconstruction of cleft lip-associated nasal deformities.

@article{Takato1995UseOC,
  title={Use of cantilever iliac bone grafts for reconstruction of cleft lip-associated nasal deformities.},
  author={Tsuyoshi Takato and Yoshiyuki Yonehara and Yoshiyuki Mori and Takafumi Susami},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={1995},
  volume={53 7},
  pages={757-62}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to describe the clinical and radiographic observations on cantilever iliac bone grafts for reconstruction of cleft lip-associated nasal deformities. MATERIALS AND METHODS Cantilever iliac bone grafts were performed on 14 patients with a severely deformed cleft lip-associated nose using the open rhinoplasty technique. An approximately 6-cm length of iliac bone was tightly inserted into a subperiosteal pocket over the nasal bones, and the nasal tip was… CONTINUE READING