volume 39, issue 8, P633-638 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.01.004
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Shao-Cheng Liu, Wen-Kuan Chiu, Shih-Yi Chen, Tzu-Peng Lee, Hsing-Won Wang, Shyi-Gen Chen

Abstract: The use of CTA for preoperative navigation of ALT flap for cheek reconstruction is associated with improved operative outcomes. Detailed data from images allow the surgeon to interpret any anatomical variations, choosing the exact suitable thigh, facilitate flap design, and greatly reduce major postoperative complications.