Skin grafts and flaps in oral cavity reconstruction.

@article{Schramm1983SkinGA,
  title={Skin grafts and flaps in oral cavity reconstruction.},
  author={Victor L. Schramm and Jonas T. Johnson and Eugene N. Myers},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology},
  year={1983},
  volume={109 3},
  pages={
          175-7
        }
}
Split-thickness skin grafts and regional flaps have been used to reconstruct deficits produced by oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer resection in 191 patients. The rate of complication, delay in oral alimentation, and the postoperative length of hospitalization was greater for pectoralis myocutaneous and deltopectoral flap reconstructions than for skin grafts, even when comparably sized defects are considered. The adverse effect of weight loss is greater on flap reconstructions than skin… CONTINUE READING
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