Facial augmentation with groin osteoadiposal flap transfer

Yuzaburo Namba, Seiko Ito, Tetsuya Tsutsui, Isao Koshima

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The authors report the advantages of the groin osteoadiposal flap for facial augmentation, which include the possibility of a conjoint type of flap harvesting with one main set of vessels (usually, the superficial circumflex iliac vessels); one-stage augmentation without secondary defatting; a donor scar in a concealed area; and rigid flap fixation with bone plating.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)25-28
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Reconstructive Microsurgery
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2005


  • Groin osteoadiposal flap
  • Hemifacial atrophy
  • Intraoral approach

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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