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The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants
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Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 11 (1996), No. 1     1. Jan. 1996
Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 11 (1996), No. 1  (01.01.1996)

Page 101-105


Rehabilitation of a Midface Defect With Reconstructive Surgery and Facial Prosthetics: A Case Report
Lemon, James C. / Chambers, Mark S. / Wesley, Peggy J. / Reece, Gregory P. / Martin, Jack W.
This paper reports a case in which reconstruction of a midface defect was accomplished by using microvascular surgery with free tissue transfer of the fibula for a 55-year-old man with squamous cell carcinoma in the nasal vestibule and nasal wall. This technique was developed and first used to reconstruct mandibular defects. Using a surgical template during the midface reconstruction can help the surgeon place the graft in a position that will complement the definitive facial prosthesis, as illustrated in this report.

Keywords: fibula, free tissue transfer, maxillofacial prosthodontist, microvascular surgery, surgical template