Muhammad Saeed, Zafar Hussain, Farooq Ahmad Mian, Farooq Ahmad Mian.
Augmentation Rhinoplasty with Autologus Iliac Crest Bone Graft.
Annals Punjab Med Coll Jan ;6(1):18-21.
Objectives: To study merits and demerits of autologus iliac crest bone graft in augmentation rhinoplasty. Study Design: Descriptive. Setting: ENT Department Allied Hospital Faisalabad. Period: From Jan 2007 to Dec 2011. Material And Methods: The majority of patients were admitted through ENT out patient department. The data was collected on the basis of history, physical examination, investigations photography, management and follow up. Results: Total 50 patients 30 males 60% and 20 females 40%. The majority of patients were from 3rd decade of life 70%.The duration of deformity in majority of patients was with in 2 years (60%). In all patients indication for augmentation rhinoplasty was cosmetic (100%). The autologus iliac crest bone graft was used in all patients (100%). The etiological factor for saddle deformity in majority of cases was trauma (50%). The donor site morbidity was (16%). Overall success rate was (98%). Revision surgery was not done in any case. Conclusion: The autologus iliac crest bone graft has excellent outcome in augmentation rhinoplasty with minimal complications.
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