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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Hölzle, F; Kesting, MR; Hölzle, G; Watola, A; Loeffelbein, DJ; Ervens, J; Wolff, KD 
Title:
Clinical outcome and patient satisfaction after mandibular reconstruction with free fibula flaps. 
Abstract:
This study evaluated the difference between female and male patients' perception of functional and aesthetic outcomes after mandibular reconstruction with free fibular flaps, the transplant of choice for defects exceeding the length of half a mandible or the simultaneous covering of a soft-tissue defect. Based on clinical records, 54 patients with a mean postoperative follow up of 63 months were reviewed retrospectively. In addition, each patient completed a 12-item scaled questionnaire to asses...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
36 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
802-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0901-5027 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie