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Table 3 Mean surface area (cm 2 ) of the scalp defect

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

  Total Latissimus dorsi Rectus abdominis Radial forearm Scapula
  mean (± SD) 211 (163) 203 (133) 72 (35) 24 (−)
Defect Location      
Frontal 101 (68) 180 (0) 195 (13) 57 (22) -
Parietal 113 (63) 122 (77) 138 (59) 93 (4) -
Temporal 184 (169) 330 (−) 540 (−) 101 (43) -
Temporal-Parietal 98 (47) 150 (−) 123 (38) 73 (42) -
Occipital 203 (198) 300 (213) 180 (−) 61 (33) 24 (−)
Cranial Defect      
None 111 (74) 146 (98) 152 (49) 79 (35) 24 (−)
Outer Table 108 (78) 194 (84) 175 (35) 60 (27) -
Craniectomy 195 (186) 284 (220) 255 (196) 77 (42) -
+ Dural Excision 268 (209) 392 (210) 255 (196) 79 (38) -
Surgical Complications      
None 114 (79) 158 (113) 164 (46) 80 (34) -
Intervention Required 192 (178) 275 (197) 234 (176) 51 (28) 24 (−)
Multiple 172 (139) 178 (21) 268 (183) 46 (5.7) 24 (−)