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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Reconstruction of scalp defects with the radial forearm free flap

Characteristic % (n = 47)
Age (range) 66.7 (25–91)
Gender  
Male 72 (34)
Female 28 (13)
Race  
Caucasian 91 (43)
Black 9 (4)
Surgical Indication  
Primary Lesion 45 (21)
Recurrent Lesion 53 (26)
Prior Radiation Therapy  
No 91 (43)
Yes 9 (4)
Adjuvant Radiation Therapy  
No 60 (28)
Yes 40 (19)
Tobacco History  
No 62 (29)
Yes 38 (18)
Medical Comorbidities  
Immunocompromised 19 (9)
Cardiac Disease 52 (24)
Diabetes Mellitus 19 (9)
History of an additional non-cutaneous malignancy 19 (9)
  1. * Other tumor histologies include: eccrine carcinoma, melenoma, and merkel cell carcinoma.