Sphenopalatine-derived pedicled flaps

Jeffrey D. Suh, Alexander G. Chiu

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

7 Scopus citations


A variety of local flaps based on the sphenopalatine artery are available for endoscopic skull base reconstruction including the nasoseptal flap, middle turbinate flap, and posteriorly based inferior turbinate flap. This section will describe the alternatives to the nasoseptal flap, emphasizing the relevant anatomy, indications and technical aspects involved with their use.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationComprehensive Techniques in CSF Leak Repair and Skull Base Reconstruction
PublisherS. Karger AG
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9783805599528
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

Publication series

NameAdvances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
ISSN (Print)0065-3071


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

Cite this

Suh, J. D., & Chiu, A. G. (2013). Sphenopalatine-derived pedicled flaps. In Comprehensive Techniques in CSF Leak Repair and Skull Base Reconstruction (pp. 56-63). (Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; Vol. 74). S. Karger AG. https://doi.org/10.1159/000342275