The free scapular flap for head and neck reconstruction.

Academic Article


  • The free scapular flap is a versatile flap for soft tissue and bony reconstruction of the head and neck. It has a very reliable blood supply and is easy to harvest. In this paper, we present our cumulative experience with the use of five cutaneous flaps and 31 osteocutaneous flaps.
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  • Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Bone Transplantation, Exercise Therapy, Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis, Head and Neck Neoplasms, Humans, Maxilla, Middle Aged, Orbit, Postoperative Care, Scapula, Surgery, Plastic, Surgical Flaps
  • Author List

  • Sullivan MJ; Carroll WR; Baker SR; Crompton R; Smith-Wheelock M
  • Start Page

  • 318
  • End Page

  • 327
  • Volume

  • 11
  • Issue

  • 5