Advances in nasal reconstruction

David A. Shaye, Jonathan M Sykes, Ji Eon Kim

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Purpose of review: Recent advances in nasal reconstruction are provided within the framework of traditional reconstructive principles. Recent findings: Recent advances build upon and challenge the established tenets and principles of nasal reconstruction. Advances focus on achieving perfection in restoration of form and function with the absolute minimum of donor site morbidity. Specifically, advances in tissue engineering show promise in recreating cartilaginous framework. Summary: This article summarizes the most recent developments in nasal reconstruction. The focus of recent advances in nasal reconstruction centers on minimizing morbidity while achieving an inconspicuous result.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)251-256
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2011


  • flaps
  • grafts
  • nasal
  • reconstruction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Surgery


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