Oromandibular Reconstruction After Cancer Resection
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The goals of this article are (1) to summarize the epidemiology of oromandibular cancer, (2) to describe the classification of defects after cancer extirpation, and (3) to discuss the principles of and state of the art in reconstruction of the oromandibular defect. The four commonly used flaps (fibula flap, radial forearm flap, scapula flap, and the iliac crest) and their key characteristics are summarized. Finally, some future speculations are entertained.
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