Explore the latest in head and neck reconstruction, including advances in reconstructive techniques and approaches following trauma and cancer.
This quality improvement cohort study used Lean methodology to identify opportunities to reduce operating room inefficiency and, following a retrospective medical record review, implemented a surgical plan of the day and evaluated its association with reduced operation times.
This cohort study of patients undergoing free flap reconstructive surgery assesses whether multimodal analgesia is associated with reduced narcotic use and improved pain control at discharge and in the immediate postoperative period.
This case series examines the application of a novel lateral extended nasal island flap and its cosmetic outcome in nasal reconstruction of cosmetic defects.
This cohort study analyzes records of 2175 patients who underwent paramedian forehead flap reconstruction to evaluate the occurrence of postoperative complications.
This validation study examines the realism, experience, and applicability of a 3-dimensionally printed, multilayer, anatomically accurate facial flap model for use in surgical education.
This cohort study examines the utility of indocyanine green angiography to identify clinical factors that may be associated with neovascularization of paramedian forehead flaps in patients requiring multiple-staged nasal reconstruction surgery.
This case series assesses the use of indocyanine green angiography to evaluate the relative perfusion of melolabial flaps for nasal reconstruction.
This cohort study evaluates a preoperative adverse event risk index in patients from the ACS NSQIP database who underwent surgery for head and neck cancer between 2006 and 2016.
This cohort study assessed the frequency of and risk factors associated with postoperative delirium among patients undergoing free flap reconstruction after head and neck disease.
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 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 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 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 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 systematic review and meta-analysis investigates the safety and efficacy of autologous fat transfer in facial reconstruction.
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