Flap selection and functional outcomes in total glossectomy with laryngeal preservation.

@article{Rihani2013FlapSA,
  title={Flap selection and functional outcomes in total glossectomy with laryngeal preservation.},
  author={Jordan Rihani and Michael Robert Lee and Michael R Lee and Yadranko Ducic},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={149 4},
  pages={
          547-53
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Reconstruction of total glossectomy defects has been revolutionized by the popularity of free flap use in the head and neck. Challenging defects can be addressed with a variety of different free and pedicled flaps. The purpose of this study is to review our method of flap selection in cases of total glossectomy defects with laryngeal preservation, with an emphasis on the variations of these defects and patient body habitus. STUDY DESIGN Case series with chart review. SETTING… CONTINUE READING