This process involves culturing human nasoseptal
chondrocytes in a bioreactor and varying the medium composition and amounts of growth factors (14).
(7.) Gocer C, Dursun E, Acar A, Ozman M, Dagli M, Balaban N, et al: Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Nasoseptal
The pituitary fossa closed at the end of the procedure with raised nasoseptal
flap or dermal graft placed onto the bony defect, human tissue glue and gelfoam placed over it.
flap closure of traumatic cerebrospinal fluid leaks.
Kochem et al., "Isolation of human nasoseptal
chondrogenic cells: a promise for cartilage engineering," Stem Cell Research, vol.
flap was not our primary method of reconstruction in this series although we have used a vascularized septal mucosal flap to reconstruct large skull base defects in more recent cases.
Perforations: Endoscopic Repair Techniques (online access included)
A Novel Reconstructive Technique After Endoscopic Expanded Endonasal Approaches: Vascular Pedicle Nasoseptal
Flap Laryngoscope, 2006; 116: 1882-1886.
The introduction of the nasoseptal
flap in 2006 reduced the incidence of CSF leaks from 30% to 5% .
A novel reconstructive technique following endoscopic expanded endonasal approaches: vascular pedicle nasoseptal
variation in relation to sinusitis: a computerized tomographic evaluation.
(1) The posterior septal branch of the sphenopalatine artery, also known as the nasoseptal
branch, passes horizontally in the lateral-medial direction between the natural ostium of the sphenoid sinus and the choana (figure).