Salvage of free radial artery forearm flap following reconstruction of lower lateral lip: A case report

2016 Indian Journal of Anatomy and Surgery of Head Neck and Brain  
The increasing success rate of free flaps along with their reconstructive advantages have got them into regular practice options in Maxillofacial reconstruction. Although associated complications are inevitable in a percentage of patients, it is good postoperative care and monitoring that determines the success or failure of the reconstruction. With early recognition and prompt intervention salvage of compromised flap is possible. The purpose of this article is to emphasise the importance of
more » ... he importance of keeping low threshold for re-exploration in situation of any suspected failing free flap.
doi:10.18231/2455-846x.2016.0009 fatcat:cpyvhtunmbbsrkdebplcgiap2m