Lessons Learned in Scalp Reconstruction and Tailoring Free Tissue Transfer in the Elderly: A Case Series and Literature Review.

@article{Sosin2014LessonsLI,
  title={Lessons Learned in Scalp Reconstruction and Tailoring Free Tissue Transfer in the Elderly: A Case Series and Literature Review.},
  author={Michael Sosin and Arif Chaudhry and Carla De la Cruz and B Vladimir Bojovic and Paul N. Manson and Eduardo D Rodriguez},
  journal={Craniomaxillofacial trauma & reconstruction},
  year={2014},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={
          179-89
        }
}
This article aims to demonstrate an individualized approach to an elderly patient requiring scalp reconstruction, to describe the methodology in flap selection, lessons learned, and report outcomes. A retrospective review of a single surgeon's experience of scalp reconstruction (E. D. R.) using free tissue transfer from 2005 to 2011, in patients older than 70 years, was completed. A total of eight patients met the inclusion criteria, five males and three females, with a mean age of 80.4 years… CONTINUE READING
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