Prelaminated Calvarial Osteofascial Flap for Palatal Reconstruction

KILINÇ H. , Aytekin A. H.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, cilt.25, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Reconstruction of the hard palate defects is among the most challenging problems for plastic surgeons. Prosthetic obturations and local flaps for small defects have been used, whereas numerous regional and free flaps have been described for larger defects. The search for the ideal method offering a natural palatal structure is still ongoing.