Surgical Technique
May/June 2012

Vascularized Scapular Tip Flap in the Reconstruction of the Mandibular Joint Following Ablative Surgery

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Departments of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland (Drs Boahene, Collar, Byrne, and Ishii), and University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (Dr Owusu).

Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2012;14(3):211-214. doi:10.1001/archfacial.2012.100

We describe a novel design and application of the vascularized scapular tip flap in the reconstruction of a temporomandibular joint and mandibular defect.