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Table 10 Iliac crest flap

From: Complex reconstructions in head and neck cancer surgery: decision making

Flap size Pedicle length Pedicle diameter Donor site morbidity Patient's position Special considerations
Skin:
-Length: 15 cm (10-20)cm
-Width: 10 cm (5-15 cm)
Bone:
-Lenght: 4 cm (3-8 cm)
-Width: 2 cm (1-3 cm)
-2 cm (1,5-3 cm) -1,5 mm (0,8-2 mm) -Subcutaneous seroma
-Sensory loss lateral thigh region
-Lymphedema of the lower extremity
-Abdominal wall hernia
-Supine position