Objective: To evaluate the novel use of a radial forearm free flap, titanium mesh, and a paramedian forehead flap for the reconstruction of total or near total rhinectomy defects following oncologic nasal resection.
Design: Case series.
Setting: Academic tertiary care hospital.
Patients: Six patients with total or near total rhinectomy defects.
Intervention: Six consecutive patients underwent nasal reconstruction using a radial forearm free flap as nasal lining, titanium mesh as support, and a paramedian forehead flap as cover.
Hart RD, Harris J, Seikaly H. P020 Total Nasal Reconstruction Using a Forearm Free Flap, Titanium Mesh, and a Paramedian Forehead Flap. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):870. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.870-a