Sensation recovery on innervated radial forearm flap for hemiglossectomy reconstruction by using different recipient nerves.

@article{Santamara1999SensationRO,
  title={Sensation recovery on innervated radial forearm flap for hemiglossectomy reconstruction by using different recipient nerves.},
  author={Eric Santamar{\'i}a and Fu Chan Wei and I Horn Chen and David Chuang},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={103 2},
  pages={450-7}
}
The objectives of this study were (1) to determine the extent of sensory recovery on hemitongues reconstructed with innervated radial forearm flaps and (2) to assess the influence of various clinical and surgical factors over the return of sensation, including the use of different recipient nerves for neurorrhaphy. Twenty-eight patients with tongue cancer who underwent hemiglossectomy and primary reconstruction with innervated radial forearm flaps over a 3-year period were studied. Mean… CONTINUE READING

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