Issue N# 1 - 2006
Authors : Braccini F, Porta P, Thomassin J.-M. (Nice)
Ref. : Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol. 2006;127,1:23-28.
Article published in french
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Objectives: To define the interest of the so called «mini-rhinoplasty» in aesthetic nose surgery and to report the surgical technique. Method: The experience of the authors, based on more than 500 mini-rhinoplasty surgical procedures is reported. The surgical procedure such as technical tips are reported. Résultats: Mini-rhinoplasty procedure is indicated in patients with small deformities, particularly in patients with nasal hump or hyper-projected noses, with no deviation. The nasal tip should be normal or slightly drooping. The surgical technique is safe and reproducible. Surgical aesthetic outcomes are excellent. This technique is also indicated in elderly patients willing a facial rejuvenation. Conclusion: Mini-rhinoplasty surgical technique is a minimal invasive procedure with no complication in the postoperative period. The postoperative management of patients undergoing this procedure is of main importance.
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