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Table 1 Summary application of the BFP on the posterior mandible in 12 studies sorted by year of publication

From: The use of a pedicled buccal fat pad for reconstruction of posterior mandibular defects

No. Author(s) (year) Number of patients Average age (range) Cause Location Defect size (mm)
1 Tideman et al. (1986) [15] 6 65 (54-75) • Mucoepidermoid carcinoma
• SCC
• Angle/ramus mandible (1)
• Posterior mandible (5)
2 Baumann et al. (2000) [17] 2 • Unspecified • Retromolar region
3 Hao et al. (2000) [18] 2 • Malignant tumor Unspecified • Retromolar region
4 Rapidis et al. (2000) [4] 3 • Tumor unspecified • Posterior mandible 50 × 50 × 10
70 × 50 × 20
50 × 40 × 20
5 Colella et al. (2004) [7] 3 54 (42-75) • Verrucous carcinoma
• Pleomorphic adenoma
• SCC
• Retromolar region (Max. diameter)
40
30
30
6 Chakrabarti et al. (2009) [6] 1 67 • Verrucous carcinoma • Retromolar region 30 × 20
7 Toshihiro et al. (2013) [13] 2 61 (59-63) • SCC • Lower gingiva (molar region) 30 × 25
28 × 28
8 Ohba et al. (2013) [9] 1 70 • SCC • Lower gingiva (retromolar region)
9 Rotaru et al. (2015) [11] 7 77 (72-81) • Medication-related osteonecrosis • Posterior mandible (6)
• Ascending ramus to the contralateral mandibular incisor (1)

62 × 18
10 Habib et al. (2016) [2] 1 54 • SCC • Retromolar region 40×36
11 Zhang et al. (2017) [19] 2 47.5 (39-56) • SCC • Retromolar region
12 Present cases (2021) 2 61 (53-69) • Radiation-induced osteonecrosis
• SCC
• Retromolar region (1)
• Retromolar to premolar region (1)