Application of lateral arm free flap in oral and maxillofacial reconstruction following tumor surgery.

@article{Song2007ApplicationOL,
  title={Application of lateral arm free flap in oral and maxillofacial reconstruction following tumor surgery.},
  author={Xiao-meng Song and Ye Yuan and Zhen-jiang Tao and He-ming Wu and Hua Yuan and Yu-nong Wu},
  journal={Medical principles and practice : international journal of the Kuwait University, Health Science Centre},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={394-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the application of lateral arm free flap (LAFF) in reconstruction of defects in the oral and maxillofacial regions following ablative oncological surgery. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The study included 16 patients (13 male, 3 female, mean age 56, range 35-69 years). Sixteen LAFF were harvested to reconstruct defects caused by the dissection… CONTINUE READING