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Poster Presentations: American Head and Neck Society
August 2006

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

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.