Immediate mandibular reconstruction and placement of dental implants. At the time of ablative surgery.

@article{Sclaroff1994ImmediateMR,
  title={Immediate mandibular reconstruction and placement of dental implants. At the time of ablative surgery.},
  author={A Sclaroff and Bruce H. Haughey and Wanda Gay and Randal C Paniello},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology},
  year={1994},
  volume={78 6},
  pages={711-7}
}
The outcomes of surgical reconstruction for patients who have undergone extensive tumor resection of the mandible and associated soft tissue have been less than desirable for many reasons: lack of cancer cure, radiation problems, as well as inadequate functional reconstructive results. These patients traditionally have undergone multiple surgical procedures for restoration of the surgical deformity. With the advent of new donor sites and successful transfer of microvascular hard and soft tissue… CONTINUE READING