Stephen J. Mathes

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Recent refinements of magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) allow imaging vessels as small as the septocutaneous perforators (< or = 1 to 2 mm diameter), but a Medline review reveals no report of septocutaneous vessel imaging for free flap surgery. Challenges in fibula free flap preparation include knowledge of: (1) tibioperoneal anatomy, (2) the positions(More)
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHP) and UPMC hospital system privileges. – selected by peers as sole class speaker for official graduation ceremony. Primary Investigator. Current projects include speech analysis of secondary cleft palate revision surgery, long-term outcomes of BMP-2 as a substitute for cleft palate alveolar bone grafting (cases from the(More)
The anterior course of the inferior alveolar neurovascular canal was determined in 52 hemimandibles using high-resolution radiographs. Significant variability was found in its course. It was noted that if the osteotomies for sliding genioplasty were performed at least 6 mm below the inferior border of the mental foramen, injury to the mental nerve would be(More)
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