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Fibula Free Flap

  • G. Molteni
  • M. Ghirelli
  • P. Procacci
  • A. Fior
  • R. Nocini
  • R. Pellini
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Abstract

The fibula is a bone located in the lateral portion of the leg measuring approximately 40 cm. It is articulated superiorly with the lateral tibial condyle and inferiorly with the lateral malleolus. The fibula and the tibia are connected to each other through the interosseous membrane.

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Further Reading

  1. Wei FC, Seah CS, Tsai YC, et al. Fibula osteoseptocutaneous flap for reconstruction of composite mandibular defects. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1994;93:294–304.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Wallace CG, Chang YM, Tsai CY, Wei FC. Harnessing the potential of the free fibula osteoseptocutaneous ap in mandible reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010;125:305–14.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Molteni
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. Ghirelli
    • 3
  • P. Procacci
    • 2
    • 4
  • A. Fior
    • 2
    • 4
  • R. Nocini
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. Pellini
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryUniversity Hospital of Verona Borgo TrentoVeronaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Surgery, Dentistry, Paediatrics and GynaecologyUniversity of VeronaVeronaItaly
  3. 3.Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck SurgeryUniversity Hospital of ModenaModenaItaly
  4. 4.Maxillofacial Surgery and DentistryUniversity Hospital of Verona Borgo RomaVeronaItaly
  5. 5.Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryIRCCS “Regina Elena” National Cancer InstituteRomeItaly

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