Outcome of osseointegrated dental implants in double-barrel and vertically distracted fibula osteoseptocutaneous free flaps for segmental mandibular defect reconstruction.

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Authors
Chang, Y-M
Wallace, Christopher G
Hsu, Y-M
Shen, Y-F
Tsai, C-Y
Wei, F-C
Journal
Plastic and reconstructive surgery
Type
Journal Article
Comparative Study
Publisher
Wolters Kluwer
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Osseointegrated dental implants in double-barrel, or single-barrel and then vertically distracted, fibula osteoseptocutaneous free flaps can achieve segmental mandibular reconstruction, dental rehabilitation, and premorbid facial height. However, it remains unknown which configuration provides better osseointegration outcomes.
Citation
Outcome of osseointegrated dental implants in double-barrel and vertically distracted fibula osteoseptocutaneous free flaps for segmental mandibular defect reconstruction. 2014, 134 (5):1033-43 Plast. Reconstr. Surg.
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