Microvascular free-flap transfer for head and neck reconstruction in elderly patients


BACKGROUND With the increase in life expectancy, the incidence of head and neck cancer has grown in the elderly population. Free tissue transfer has become the first choice, among all the reconstructive techniques, in these cases. The safety and success of micro vascular transfer have been well documented in the general population, but its positive results… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2482-13-S2-S27


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