Nasal valve physiology. Implications in nasal surgery.

J. L. Kasperbauer, E. B. Kern

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Knowledge of the structure and function of the nasal valve region is required by all who operate on the nose. This article defines and classifies nasal valve region abnormalities; discusses principles, goals, and details of surgery in this area; and considers strategies to avoid or minimize complications, especially in cosmetic rhinoplasty.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)699-719
Number of pages21
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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