Scalp reconstruction: an algorithmic approach and systematic review.

@article{Desai2015ScalpRA,
  title={Scalp reconstruction: an algorithmic approach and systematic review.},
  author={Shaun C Desai and Jordan P. Sand and Jeffrey D Sharon and Gregory H Branham and Brian Nussenbaum},
  journal={JAMA facial plastic surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={56-66}
}
IMPORTANCE Reconstruction of the scalp after acquired defects remains a common challenge for the reconstructive surgeon, especially in a patient with a history of radiation to the area. OBJECTIVE To review the current literature and describe a novel algorithm to help guide the reconstructive surgeon in determining the optimal reconstruction from a cosmetic and functional standpoint. Pertinent surgical anatomy, considerations for patient and technique selection, reconstructive goals, as well… CONTINUE READING
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