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Cerclage suture method for closed-tip rhinoplasty.

Authors
  • Cutting, C B
Type
Published Article
Journal
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Nov 01, 1999
Volume
104
Issue
6
Pages
1839–1842
Identifiers
PMID: 10541190
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This article presents a method for passing a cerclage suture around the nasal tip complex to narrow it. The method does not require elevation of the skin from the lower lateral cartilages. The method requires a double-pointed straight needle with the suture swaged on in the center.

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