• Coverage of intraoral ablative defects presents many different problems. Free dermal grafts have been used to cover exposed mandibular bone in dogs. Grafts were placed in animals both before and after irradiation. Grafts were uniformly successful in animals not previously irradiated but failed when placed after irradiation.
(Arch Otolaryngol 1984;110:657-659)
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