volume 41, issue 1, P2-6 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.05.004
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P. Kessler, L. Poort, R. Böckmann, B. Lethaus

Abstract: Most of the defined quality goals can be attained in a specialized head and neck unit. Careful patient selection, pharmacologic, non-pharmacologic and surgical measures for preventing thrombosis, such as meticulous micro-vascular surgery are considered to be essential. No consensus in the literature was found on how complications could best be prevented. The role of a standardized pre-, peri- and postoperative management is presented. The importance of thorough planning and the technical skill of the reconstru…

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