Reconstruction of a composite anterior mandibular defect with horizontal sliding osteotomies and an osteocutaneous forearm free flap: a case report

B. Bianchi, C. Copelli, S. Ferrari, A. Ferri, A. A. Palumbo, E. Sesenna

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Abstract

This article describes an alternative method for mandibular reconstruction following tumour ablation. We report a case with a wide anterior oromandibular defect, involving soft and bony tissues, which was reconstructed using horizontal sliding osteotomies and an osteocutaneous forearm free flap.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Volume62
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2009

Keywords

  • Forearm free flap
  • Horizontal sliding osteotomies
  • Mandibular reconstruction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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