Posterior pharyngeal tattooing

localising the implant in velopharyngeal incompetence

Richard H C Harries, Mark H. Moore*, Alison D. Bagnall, David J. David

*Corresponding author for this work

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A technique of preoperative localisation of pharyngeal wall implants for velopharyngeal incompetence is described. The nasal approach in the non-sedated patient permits precise and permanent posterior pharyngeal wall tattooing for accurate implant location.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)324-326
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Plastic Surgery
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes

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