volume 41, issue 4, P303-309 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.10.008
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René Jonas, Thomas Schaal, Michael Krimmel, Dirk Gülicher, Siegmar Reinert, Jürgen Hoffmann

Abstract: In a prospective study, the characteristics and benefit of an invasive measurement of oxygen partial pressure (pO(2)) with the aid of a polarographic sensor were investigated in 125 microsurgical reconstructions of the head and neck area over a period of 45 months. Measurements were performed over 96 h in eight different types of microsurgically revascularized flaps for extra- and intraoral reconstructions and were evaluated separately for each flap type. Of 125 reconstructions the system indicated malperfusio…

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