A rib-containing free flap to reconstruct mandibular defects.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A composite free flap based on intercostal vessels may be used to reconstruct in one stage defects around the mandible in which skin, soft tissue and bone are missing. A delay procedure is recommended one week prior to transfer.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Serafin, D; Villarreal-Rios, A; Georgiade, NG

Published Date

  • October 1, 1977

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 263 - 266

PubMed ID

  • 588790

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0007-1226

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0007-1226(77)90113-8


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England