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Does 3D printing really guide surgeons in having a more satisfying rhinoplasty result?

  • Javad Rahmati
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    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Ward, Valiasr Hospital, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Bagherkhan St., Towhid Sq., Tehran, Iran

    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Ward, Razi Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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  • Nafiseh Malekmohammadi
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    Faculty of Midwifery, Islamic Azad University, Tehran Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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  • Hojjat Molaei
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    Corresponding author at: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Ward, Valiasr Hospital, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Bagherkhan St., Towhid Sq., Tehran, Iran.
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    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Ward, Valiasr Hospital, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Bagherkhan St., Towhid Sq., Tehran, Iran

    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Ward, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Published:August 08, 2019DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2019.07.025
      Aesthetic surgeries may help people to increase their self-esteem. Due to complexity of procedure, sometimes surgeons cannot persuade them about the outcomes and ultimate shape of the nose and face after surgery. Having an assessment of facial landmarks, or applying scales to demonstrate the expected outcome, such as Rhino Scale
      • Lee M.K.
      • Most S.P.
      A comprehensive quality-of-life instrument for aesthetic and functional rhinoplasty: the rhino scale.
      would be remarkable.
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