OTOLARYNGOLOGY

Anterior Ethmoidal Artery Septal Flap

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Surgical Anatomy Numerous flap designs have been described in the literature to close septal perforations. Advancement or rotation of mucoperichondrial/mucoperiosteal tissue from the nasal septum or nasal floor has been…

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Nasal Septum and Nasal Wall Vascularization

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Introduction The nasal cavity has a rich vascular network. Arteries that supply the nasal septum and the lateral nasal wall include vessels originating from the external carotid artery (maxillary and…

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Nasal Anatomy

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Summary The nasal cavity is the space comprised in between the external nares and the choanae. In the sagittal axis, this space is divided into two cavities by the nasal…

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“Slide and Patch” Technique

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Indications This approach is indicated when the patient has a rounded or oval perforation with larger diameter between 5 and 30 mm. Patients with septal perforation and no past history…

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Facial Artery Musculomucosal Flap

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Indications Large septal perforations (≥ 2 cm) Septal perforation in patients with poor quality or lack of intranasal tissues such as those with previous radiation therapy in the concerned area,…

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Inferior Turbinate Flap

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Indications Medium (1–2 cm) and/or large (> 2 cm) size NSPs NSP without osteocartilaginous support Rescue flap for NSP 11.2 Contraindications In any patient who has undergone sphenopalatine artery or anterior…

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