Nuances and pearls of the free fibula osteoseptocutaneous flap for reconstruction of a high-energy ballistic injury mandible defect

Sammy Sinno, Eduardo D. Rodriguez

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Abstract

Summary: A clinical case demonstrating the use of a free fibula osteoseptocutaneous flap for reconstruction of a high-energy ballistic mandible defect is detailed. The surgical videos highlight key nuances and pearls of flap design, harvest, dissection, and execution of microsurgical anastomosis. Attention is also given to preoperative surgical planning and postoperative care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)280-284
Number of pages5
JournalPlastic and reconstructive surgery
Volume137
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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