Outcomes of Anatomic Reconstruction of Gunshot-Inflicted Lower Face Defects by Free Osteoseptocutaneous Fibula Flap and Expanded or Nonexpanded Temporal Scalp Flap Combination in Males


ESER C. , GENCEL E. , KESİKTAŞ E. , yavuz M.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.27, no.5, pp.1139-1142, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/scs.0000000000002688
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1139-1142
  • Keywords: Composite mandibular defect, fibula flap, gunshot wound, reconstruction, scalp flap, COMPOSITE MANDIBULAR DEFECTS, OROMANDIBULAR RECONSTRUCTION, SUBUNIT RECONSTRUCTION, CLASSIFICATION

Abstract

Reconstruction of gunshot-inflicted composite lower face defects is a challenge for plastic surgeons. Functional and aesthetic repair of such defects mostly requires free or pedicled flap applications or combinations of both.