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Preoperative Evaluation for Rhinoplasty

  • Man Koon Suh
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Abstract

A thorough, comprehensive preoperative consultation and planning consists of the following steps:
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    The initial interview with patient to identify the patient’s goals and wishes

     
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    Physical examination and analysis of the nose and remainder of the face

     
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    Preoperative planning to delineate appropriate surgical techniques, needed materials, operative area, and operative goals

     
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    Final consultation to ensure that the patient understands the limitation of surgery and potential complications

     

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Man Koon Suh
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  1. 1.JW Plastic Surgery CenterSeoulSouth Korea

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