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Journal CME Article: Fine Details That Improve Nasal Reconstruction

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Nasal reconstruction has been a preoccupation of surgeons dating to before 600 bc. The nose is the central focal point of the face and a key identifying facial feature, and surgery to the nose can prove to be challenging to even the most experienced surgeon. The objective of this CME article is to outline the most commonly used surgical options for each nasal aesthetic subunit, and the specific complications observed for each. The best surgical options and technical refinements are highlighted, and principles that may help restore the nose are outlined.

Learning Objectives

After viewing this course, the participant should be able to:
  1. Identify common negative outcomes that arise with conventional nasal reconstruction.
  2. Understand the technical refinements that help avoid and reduce negative outcomes in nasal reconstruction.
  3. Learn about the utility of regional axial island flaps for nasal reconstruction, in particular, the lateral nasal artery flap.


Daniel E. Borsuk, M.D., M.B.A.; Constantine Papanastasiou, M.D., M.Sc.; Andre Chollet, M.D.

Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery®Editors: Editor-in-Chief: Rod J. Rohrich, MD

Co-Editor: James M. Stuzin, MD

Section Editors: Donald H. Lalonde, MD; John YS Kim, MD

Accreditation Information

AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM1.0
Patient Safety Credit: 0.5
Media:Journal Article, video
Release Date: 10/01/2021
Expiration Date: 10/01/2024
Estimated time to complete this course: 1 hour

*Course access ends on course expiration date

Directly provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®)

Accreditation Statement

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The ASPS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Intended Audience
This educational activity is intended for plastic surgery practitioners, residents, and other healthcare professionals interested in translating expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

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