Periosteal Ossification From the Vascular Pedicle of a Free Fibular Flap

Acarturk T. O. , Aslaner E. E.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, cilt.22, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


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.