Complications in facial flap surgery.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Local flaps are a common reconstructive technique of the head and neck. Consequently, knowledge of fundamental concepts and pitfalls to avoid will reduce surgical complications. These complications result from tension-related, ischemic, hematologic, and infectious causes. This paper seeks to address each of these causes with pearls to accomplish a successful outcome.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Woodard, CR

Published Date

  • November 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 21 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 599 - 604

PubMed ID

  • 24200378

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-1926

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.fsc.2013.07.009


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States