This is a basic surgical maneuver in most septoplasties of almost any kind, either primary or revisional, whenever the airway is obstructed or pinched by the septal cartilage which might be misaligned, lopsided, in zigzag, contain prominences, etc, needing scoring, strut tutor, fixation etc, to broaden air entrance.
Given the posterior cartilaginous septum is not a supportive or structural pillar of the nose, there are no specific requirements, except those functional, for its alignment, should it be deemed convenient the treatment, however the anterior and caudal or lower septum is of paramount importance to support the tip, the supratip and the nasal length, being therefore aesthetically critical its correction.
This gesture can be done safely by either closed or open approach rhinoplasties.
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