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Vascularised Composite Allotransplantation (Face Transplantation)

  • Michael Sosin
  • Nicholas D. Brownstone
  • Eduardo D. Rodriguez
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Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to introduce face transplantation, discuss case selection, review the considerations in allograft design and preoperative planning, describe a stepwise process in executing a full-face transplant based on our experience and review some of the complications and outcomes.

Keywords

Vascularised composite allotransplantation VCA Face transplantation Reconstruction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Sosin
    • 1
  • Nicholas D. Brownstone
    • 1
  • Eduardo D. Rodriguez
    • 1
  1. 1.Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic SurgeryNYU Langone HealthNew YorkUSA

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