Sculpturing a fibular flap: combined horizontal/vertical osteotomy and ostectomy for reconstruction of complex craniofacial defects with one flap.

@article{Okumu2005SculpturingAF,
  title={Sculpturing a fibular flap: combined horizontal/vertical osteotomy and ostectomy for reconstruction of complex craniofacial defects with one flap.},
  author={Ayhan Okumuş and Ufuk Emekli and Fatih Kabakaş and Samet Vasfi Kuvat and A. Huseyinoglu Aydin and G{\"u}nter Hafiz and Ayaz Aslanov and Sinan Nur Kesim},
  journal={Microsurgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={589-95}
}
A fibular flap has great versatility in reconstructive procedures. Osteomies and ostectomies enable the flap to be used for variable defects. We used combined horizontal/vertical osteotomy and ostectomy for reconstruction of complex craniofacial defects with one flap in two patients. Vertical osteotomy transforms the tubular structure of a fibula into a… CONTINUE READING