Mandibular osteonecrosis may occur in 5% of the patients who undergo radiotherapy for the treatment of head and neck malignancies. Resection and microvascular reconstruction is the treatment of choice in complicated osteoradionecrosis, however multifocal presentation may complicate the management of the disease given the poor quality and limited availability of adequate recipient vessels.

Bilateral reconstruction of the mandibular body with symphyseal preservation using a single fibula free flap: operative technique

Nocini, Riccardo;Favero, Vittorio;Nocini, Pier Francesco
2022

Abstract

Mandibular osteonecrosis may occur in 5% of the patients who undergo radiotherapy for the treatment of head and neck malignancies. Resection and microvascular reconstruction is the treatment of choice in complicated osteoradionecrosis, however multifocal presentation may complicate the management of the disease given the poor quality and limited availability of adequate recipient vessels.
Fibula flap
Mandibular osteoradionecrosis
Vessel depleted neck
Aged
Fibula
Humans
Male
Mandible
Free Tissue Flaps
Mandibular Reconstruction
Osteonecrosis
Osteoradionecrosis
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
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