Wedge resection in rhinosurgery: a review of the literature and long-term results in a hundred cases.


First a historical review is given of the development of the concept of wedge resection of the bony nasal pyramid since Joseph, 1907. In a second part the technical details about wedge resection are described for different types of nasal deformities. In a third part long-term results in 100 patients, 18 months after septorhinoplasty are presented. In 61… (More)