Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2020 Feb 24;129:109737. Epub 2019 Oct 24.
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, One Wood Center, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, 19104-4227, USA; Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA; Children's Mercy Kansas City and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO, 64108, USA.
Objectives: The bilateral cleft nasal deformity is characterized by a short columella and a broad, flattened nasal tip. Secondary correction is challenging and often complicated by skin envelope scarring and hypoplastic alar cartilages. Adequate and durable tip projection requires a procedure that adequately augments the nasal tip and maximizes tip support. Read More