Patient-Specific Three-Dimensional Planning for Head and Neck Reconstruction: Paradigm Shift and Refuted Myths
Author(s): Kyzas, P. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital
Source: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Feb 01, 2022 149(2):359e-361e
Abstract: Patient-specific planning and three-dimensional printing have revolutionized head and neck reconstruction. Tumor resection/flap harvesting are guided by laboratory-made guides using the patient’s scan data. This leads to the downfall of many surgical myths, five of which are debunked in this article.
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