[Upper lateral cartilage transposition in the surgical management of nasal valve incompetence]

M Armengot, A Pérez, J Izquierdo, A Campos, J Basterra
Acta Otorrinolaringológica Española 2001, 52 (5): 373-8
We have operated eight patients with nasal obstruction secondary to internal valvular incompetence. In three of them an alar collapse were associated. Diagnosis was made by anamnesis and clinical exploration. Open rhinoplasty approach was employed. Surgical technique was the transposition of lateral over alar cartilage. In the three patients with alar collapse, a fixation graft of septal cartilage were added to the previous technique. Nasal obstruction and valvular incompetence missapeared in all the patients.

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