Oncological Safety of Submental Artery Island Flap in Oral Reconstruction - Analysis of 229 Cases.

@article{Thomas2016OncologicalSO,
  title={Oncological Safety of Submental Artery Island Flap in Oral Reconstruction - Analysis of 229 Cases.},
  author={Shaji Thomas and Bipin T Varghese and S Alagu Ganesh and Kapil Prabhu Desai and Elizabeth Mathew Iype and P G Balagopal and Paul Sebastian},
  journal={Indian journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2016},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={420-424}
}
Submental artery island flap (SMIF) is gaining popularity as a viable alternative to free flaps in carefully selected oral cavity defects after surgical extirpation of cancers.The current paper looks into the overall efficacy and oncological safety of the flap based on a prospective audit of 229 cases done at a high volume cancer center from october 2004 to… CONTINUE READING