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Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Reconstruction: A Defect-Oriented Approach

James Ridgway, MD
Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2011;13(1):68. doi:10.1001/archfacial.2010.112.
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Surgical removal of head and neck cancer dramatically alters the intricate processes of eating, breathing, and speech as well as the delicate attributes of taste, smell, and self-identity. From these life-saving procedures emerges the unique and difficult challenge of reconstructing the individual that was once “whole.” Mark L. Urken, MD, and colleagues provide a clear, multidisciplinary, and defect-oriented approach to head and neck cancer reconstruction. With over 3400 photographs and illustrations, the authors lead the reader through a multitude of case examples, each with their own unique challenges and solutions. From posttraumatic injuries to ablative cancer defects of the aerodigestive tract, each topic is presented in the logical format of defect type, reconstructive technique, critical medical history, complications, and clinical course. The authors skillfully present anatomic considerations and operative decision making while openly reviewing surgical outcomes. Reconstructive approaches in the field of head and neck surgery remain an immense and evolving surgical challenge. The current text is a testament to the advances and innovations of modern medicine as well as the dedication and expertise of Dr Urken and his colleagues.

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