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Poster Presentations: American Head and Neck Society
August 2006

P222 Functional Outcomes of Primary Reconstruction of Maxillary Defects

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):909. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.909-b

Objective: To evaluate the functional and cosmetic outcomes of patients who have undergone primary reconstruction of maxillary defects with a combination of fibular and forearm free flaps.

Design: Prospective case series.

Setting: Tertiary referral teaching center.

Patients: Fourteen patients who had undergone maxillectomy and primary reconstruction.

Intervention: Patients had their maxillectomy defects reconstructed with a combination of free fibular and forearm flaps.

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