Adipofascial perforator flaps for "aesthetic" head and neck reconstruction.

  title={Adipofascial perforator flaps for "aesthetic" head and neck reconstruction.},
  author={Matthew M. Hanasono and Roman J. Skoracki and Amanda Karolina Soares e Silva and Peirong Yu},
  journal={Head & neck},
  volume={33 10},
BACKGROUND Most head and neck reconstructions are performed for wound closure or functional rehabilitation with aesthetic restoration being an important but secondary consideration. METHODS Contour deformities in 40 patients undergoing head and neck resections were reconstructed immediately with adipofascial perforator flaps, including 37 anterolateral thigh and 3 deep inferior epigastric perforator flaps. RESULTS Reconstructions could be grouped into 1 of 3 defect areas: temporal fossa (n… CONTINUE READING