Free flap options for reconstruction of complicated scalp and calvarial defects: report of a series of cases and literature review.

@article{Chang2010FreeFO,
  title={Free flap options for reconstruction of complicated scalp and calvarial defects: report of a series of cases and literature review.},
  author={K P Chang and Ching-Hung Lai and Chih-Hau Chang and Chih-lung Bruce Lin and Chung-Sheng Lai and S D Lin},
  journal={Microsurgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={13-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The advent of free tissue transfer has offered several options that allow the restoration of both the structural and functional defects of the scalp and calvaria caused by malignant tumors or sequelae after trauma. This study aims to investigate the free flap options for complicated scalp and calvarial reconstructions. METHODS There were 12 free tissue transfers used to reconstruct scalp and calvarial defects in this study, with nine acute or subacute wounds resulting from trauma or… CONTINUE READING
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