Use of porous polyethylene for correcting defects of temporal region following transposition of temporalis myofascial flap

@article{Baj2009UseOP,
  title={Use of porous polyethylene for correcting defects of temporal region following transposition of temporalis myofascial flap},
  author={Alessandro Baj and S Spotti and Stefano Marelli and Giada Anna Beltramini and A B E Giann{\`i}},
  journal={Acta otorhinolaryngologica Italica : organo ufficiale della Societa italiana di otorinolaringologia e chirurgia cervico-facciale},
  year={2009},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={265-9}
}
Transposition of the temporalis myofascial flap results in permanent aesthetic stigma in the donor site. Reconstruction of this deformity is desirable. The Authors present personal experience in the use of a porous polyethylene prosthesis to camouflage the temporal defects following transposition of the temporalis myofascial flap. From 2002 to 2005, 12 patients (5 male, 7 female, age range 36-84 years, mean 60), following the transposition of the temporalis myofascial flap, underwent… CONTINUE READING