RADIAL FOREARM AND RECTUS ABDOMINIS FREE FLAP RECONSTRUCTION - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  1. RADIAL FOREARM AND RECTUS ABDOMINIS FREE FLAP RECONSTRUCTION Ravi Pachigolla, MD Anna Pou, MD

  2. History of Microvascular Free Flap Reconstruction

  3. Radial Forearm Free Flap Reconstruction

  4. Patient Selection • Age • Co-existing Diseases • Nutritional Status • Defect Status

  5. Preoperative Planning • Allen Test • Defect assessment

  6. Anatomy of Radial Forearm Flap

  7. Flap elevation • Tourniquet • Two team approach • Pedicle length • Sensory innervation

  8. Advantages • Two team approach • Sensory innervation • Flexibility

  9. Disadvantages • Need for skin graft • Sensory loss • Occasional functional deformity • Dominant Radial Artery

  10. RECTUS ABDOMINIS FREE FLAP

  11. Patient Selection • Prior Abdominal Surgery • Obesity • Nutritional Factors

  12. Flap Elevation • Large Skin Paddle • Preservation of Anterior Rectus Fascia below arcuate line

  13. Anatomy of Rectus Abdominis Free Flap

  14. Advantages • Two team approach • Large skin paddle • Reliable Surgical Technique • Large vessel Diameter

  15. Disadvantages • Potential for hernia formation • Skin overly thick • No sensory innervation

  16. POTENTIAL RECIPIENT SITES • Oromandibular Defects • Cranial Base Defects • Lip Defects • Facial Defects

  17. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION