Explore the latest in head and neck reconstruction, including advances in reconstructive techniques and approaches following trauma and cancer.
This case series study examines the indications and outcomes of a single-pedicle anterolateral thigh flap vs a thigh free flap with 2 pedicles in head and neck reconstruction.
This population-level analysis of medical records from the Nationwide Readmissions Database evaluates risk factors, causes, and costs of hospital readmission after head and neck cancer surgery reconstruction.
This population database study uses 2005-2014 National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data to assess the risks associated with smoking among patients undergoing free flap reconstruction surgery of the head and neck.
This multicenter study examines the clinical application of a 3-D printed biomaterial implant in septoplasty for patients with caudal septal deviations.
This case describes a 23-year-old man who experienced an infestation of an insect larva in his eye after a laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis surgery.
This systematic review and meta-analysis investigates the safety and efficacy of autologous fat transfer in facial reconstruction.
This cohort study assesses whether lateral eyelid coupling in patients with facial paralysis improves quality of life as measured by the Facial Clinimetric Evaluation scale and Moe Ectropion Grading Scale.
This cohort study evaluates the safety and efficacy of the targeted fat-grafting technique for temporal hollowing augmentation of the face in Chinese adults.
This cohort study compares the outcomes of primary vs secondary dental implantation after a fibula free tissue transfer for osteoradionecrosis and osteonecrosis of the mandible.
This laboratory analysis of synthetic femurs investigates the association of anterolateral thigh osteomyocutaneous flap harvest, with and without prophylactic fixation, with femur structural integrity as measured by 4-point bend and torsional biomechanical testing.
This systematic review characterizes the outcomes of large-scale head and neck resections that require multiple-flap reconstructions.
This survey study assesses the association of facial paralysis with communicative participation among US adults with unilateral facial paralysis caused by Bell palsy, tumor, and other causes.
This case series of 12 patients with large, deep forehead defects secondary to Mohs surgery assesses whether the frontalis myocutaneous transposition flap represents a good alternative for the reconstruction of forehead defects.
This Surgical Pearl describes the technique of nostril sill repair to restore the first auxiliary tension line group in patients with cleft lip.
This database review evaluates patient and surgical factors associated with length of stay and reoperation following surgical procedures for malignant neoplasm of the head and neck involving microvascular free tissue transfer reconstruction.
This data analysis of survey examines the relative value from the patient perspective of specific facial plastic surgeon personal and practice attributes available online.
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