• The pectoralis myocutaneous island flap was used for head and neck reconstruction in 42 patients. Major necrosis did not occur in any case, and minor necrosis was present in three of the cases (7%). The advantages of this flap over other myocutaneous flaps and cutaneous pedicle flaps are delineated.
(Arch Otolaryngol 107:23-26, 1981)
Biller HF, Baek S, Lawson W, Krespi YP, Blaugrund SM. Pectoralis Major Myocutaneous Island Flap in Head and Neck Surgery: Analysis of Complications in 42 Cases. Arch Otolaryngol. 1981;107(1):23–26. doi:10.1001/archotol.1981.00790370025004
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