Simple, Fast and Reliable Perfusion Monitoring of Microvascular Flaps

Martin Gosau, Johannes Meier & Torsten Reichert
Background: Free tissue transfer in head and neck reconstructions has a very high success rate, but thrombotic vessel occlusion is still a serious complication occurring in up to 10% of all cases. Thus, a simple, fast and reliable monitoring system for free flaps would be of advantage. Objective:[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]