Scapular Free Flap Harvest Site: the Radiographic Post-Operative Appearances


Scapular free flap harvesting for oral cavity cancer reconstruction is an increasingly used and versatile option.  In our review, however, very few radiologists reported the surgical scapular defects.  In this article THANC aims to increase radiologists’ familiarity with these defects, which may provide clinical information and possibly contribute to detection of complications.

DK Powell, F Nwoke, ML Urken, D Buchbinder, AS Jacobson, JE Silberzweig and AS Khorsandi

The British Journal of Radiology, March 2013

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