Periosteal Ossification From the Vascular Pedicle of a Free Fibular Flap


Acarturk T. O. , Aslaner E. E.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.22, no.6, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/scs.0b013e31822ec950
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY

Abstract

Background: Free fibular flap is commonly used in mandibular reconstruction. In some cases, to obtain a longer vascular pedicle, the peroneal artery and vein are stripped of the proximal fibula with its periosteum.