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Rhinoplasty - analysis of the techniques used in a service in the south of Brazil

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Author(s): Arantes ,Murilo Carlini | Dall'Igna, Daniela P | Coelho, Marina Serrato | Soccol, Andréa T | Pasinato, Rogério C | Mocellin, Marcos

Journal: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology
ISSN 1809-9777

Volume: 12;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 366;
Date: 2008;
Original page

Keywords: Rhinoplasty | Techniques | Trends

ABSTRACT
Introduction: In the rhinoplasty, as in other surgeries, an adequate exposure of the manipulated structures is essential for a positive surgical result. Various techniques are used, and these may vary, mainly, because of the anatomical alterations found. Objective: To evaluate which are the most common surgical techniques and maneuver used in our service. Method: Retrospective analysis of the surgical descriptions of patients submitted to the rhinoplasty in the Otorhinolaryngology Department of the Clinical Hospital - UFPR in the year of 2007. Results: 79 patients were evaluated; in 86% of whom rhinoplasty with basic technique was performed, between 6,4% and 7,6% delivery and external rhinoplasty were used, respectively. Conclusion: In our service we performed basic technique rhinoplasty in the great majority of the patients.
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