• Reply to: Letter comments on: Time course of improvement after re-repair procedure for VPI management

    One year ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    We would like to thank the authors, Sell et al. for their well reasoned and referenced comments on our paper and their analysis of our work. To add a bit of background: the inspiration for the paper came after we noticed a subset of previously lost-to-follow-up patients after re-repair procedure who returned to clinic after an interval of greater than six months and upon evaluation, demonstrated significant improvement in VPI without having had additional surgical intervention. In a number of these cases, the children had undergone awake nasoendoscopy prior to their lapse in follow-up.
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