LENI Flap Reliable for Nasal Defect Reconstruction

The lateral extended nasal island (LENI) flap is an effective and predictable single-stage reconstructive technique for medium-size nasal tip defects, according to research published recently in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. Simon J. Madorsky, MD, from the Skin Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Center in Newport Beach, California, retrospectively reviewed 97 consecutive cases of patients who underwent reconstruction…