a1 Department of ENT/Head and Neck Surgery, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK
We describe an alternative method of manipulating fractured nasal bones using a surgical mallet and a champagne cork. This method enables accurate fracture reduction with minimal skin trauma, by affording the surgeon a high level of control. This method may be applied successfully to late-presenting fractures.
(Accepted May 12 2010)
(Online publication October 12 2010)
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Competing interests: None declared