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Soft Tissue/Perforator Flaps in Buccal Mucosa and Tongue Reconstruction

  • Jung-Ju Huang
  • Ming-Huei ChengEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Head and Neck Cancer Clinics book series (HNCC)

Abstract

Cancer surgery is the most common reason for buccal and tongue reconstruction. Considering the reconstruction result and postoperative treatment, especially the requirement of radiotherapy, microsurgery with free flap transfer is now being the one with most optimal result. It has now been the gold standard in head and neck reconstructions, and many different donor sites have been explored. For small defect less than 3 cm in width, pedicle flaps from the local area can be used alternatively [1].

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive MicrosurgeryChang Gung Memorial HospitalTaoyuanTaiwan

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