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Table 4 Indications for microsurgical reconstruction

From: Microvascular reconstruction for maxillofacial defects: a retrospective analysis of outcomes and complications in 121 consecutive cases

  RFFF (n) FFF (n) LD (n) SA (n) Total %
Squamous cell carcinoma 57 18 14   89 73.6
Osteoradionecrosis 2 4 1   7 5.8
BRONJ   5    5 4.1
Adenoid cystic carcinoma 2 1    3 2.5
Osteosarcoma   2 1   3 2.5
Ameloblastic carcinoma 1   1   2 1.7
HCC metastasis   1 1   2 1.7
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma 1 1    2 1.7
Spindle cell sarcoma 1   1   2 1.7
Ameloblastoma   1    1 0.8
Flap necrosis    1   1 0.8
Parotid tumor   1    1 0.8
Postoperation bleeding    1   1 0.8
Rhabdomyosarcoma     1 1 0.8
Verrucous carcinoma 1     1 0.8
Total 65 34 21 1 121 100
  1. RFFF radial forearm free flap, FFF fibula free flap, LD latissimus dorsi, SA serratus anterior, BRONJ bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw, HCC hepatocellular carcinoma