volume 40, issue 8, Pe293-e300 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.01.006
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Bo-Han Li, Hun Jong Jung, Sung-Won Choi, Soung-Min Kim, Myung-Jin Kim, Jong-Ho Lee

Abstract: Our series of primary reconstruction with LD free flaps and R-plates showed the retention of mandibular function and the reconstruction of considerably large soft tissue can be achieved successfully. This reconstruction scheme can be indicated for large-volume defects in the oro-mandibular area when the area cannot be covered by a single osteocutaneous free flap, has undergone extensive oncologic resection for advanced or high recurrence rate malignancy and when immediate postoperative chemotherapy and/or irra…

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