15th Global Experts Meeting on Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Narayana Multispeciality Hospital India
Title: Regional and free flaps in complex Head & Neck reconstruction
Biography: Shashikant Limbachiya
Management of head and neck cancer has evolved over the last decade, so too has the reconstruction of defects created by ablative surgery. Reconstruction of surgical defects using Regional/ Microvascular free tissue transfer is integral part of multidisciplinary management of Head and Neck cancers. The central tenets of post-ablative head and neck reconstruction are the restoration of adequate function, form and esthetics, which maintain or improve quality of life. Reconstructive surgeon must have various options in his armamentarium to give best restorative outcomes in available resources.