Head & Neck Cancer Reconstruction

Microvascular tissue tranfer has become the gold standard of reconstruction of bony & soft tissue defects following advanced cancer resection in the head & neck region. Skin, bone, muscle flaps or a combination of the same is harvested with its blood vessels and transferred to the defects by microvascular anastomosis. This helps customize the reconstruction according to the size and nature of the defects. It also hastens healing (being single stage), and, allows early institution of chemoradiation.