Published in Cancer Weekly, July 26th, 2005
"The aim of this study was to report the applications, complications, and limitations of the radial forearm flap when used for reconstruction after excision of cancers in the mouth. We reviewed records in our database from October 1987 to December 2002; a total of 505 patients had surgical defects of the head and neck reconstructed with a radial forearm flap: 258 patients had oral cancers, of whom 173 were men and 85 women, median age was 70 years," researchers in Australia reported.
"Five patients had two reconstructions (total 263),...
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