Improvements in skull base surgery techniques have allowed surgeons to expand the indications for resection and reconstruction of aggressive tumors. The increasingly complex defects following surgical extirpation are often reconstructed with microvascular free flaps. Techniques for free flap reconstruction of the anterior skull base are elaborated.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery|
|State||Published - Mar 2010|
- Microvascular free flap
- Skull base reconstruction
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