Oromandibular reconstruction.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Mandibular reconstruction is often necessary due to congenital, traumatic, infectious, and following treatment for neoplasms of the region. Mandibular defects following ablative surgery for malignant tumors of the head and neck region impact both form and function and require a multidisciplinary approach to optimize functional and cosmetic outcomes. A variety of options exist for mandibular reconstruction and ranging from primary closure, allografts, and autografts, to locoregional and free tissue transfers. This article will focus upon the reconstructive and rehabilitative options for mandibular defects following treatment for head and neck tumors.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cannon, TY; Strub, GM; Yawn, RJ; Day, TA

Published Date

  • January 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 108 - 119

PubMed ID

  • 22180139

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-2353

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/ca.22019


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States