A novel method of hard palate reconstruction utilizing a combination of the buccal fat pad and palatal island flap

Seo GT, Beute JE, Shaari AL, Mundi N, Urken ML

Head & Neck

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This article presents a novel surgical technique that can be used to avoid fistula formation, a potential complication following single-stage oral reconstruction. This paper demonstrates the advantages of combined use of the palatal island flap and buccal fat pad flap for posterior palate reconstruction.