Microsurgical Reconstruction of the Oral Cavity with Free Flaps from the Anterolateral Thigh and the Radial Forearm: A Comparison of Perioperative Data from 161 Cases

Free flaps are commonly used for reconstruction of extensive tumor resection defects in the oral cavity. The radial forearm free flap (RFFF) is the most frequent choice. However, a major problem of RFFF is a limitation in its size. The anterolateral thigh free flap (ALTFF) has become popular as an alternative donor site in maxillofacial surgery. We have… CONTINUE READING