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OMSKU V- Reconstructive Surgery


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Upon completion of this section, the reader should be able to:

  • Describe the various components of bone
  • Describe the different phases, timing, and cell types involved in bone healing
  • Describe the differences between indirect and direct bone healing
  • Describe the various factors that affect bone healing
  • Describe the physiology of bone grafting
  • Describe the anatomy and harvesting technique in harvesting bone from the anterior iliac crest.
  • Describe the anatomy and harvesting technique in harvesting bone from the posterior iliac crest.
  • Describe the anatomy and harvesting technique in harvesting bone from the tibial bone
  • Describe the anatomy and harvesting technique in harvesting bone from the calvarium.
  • Describe the anatomy and harvesting technique in rib harvesting.
  • Describe the anatomy of the skin and its biomechanics
  • Describe the various flap classification
  • Describe technical considerations and various options when reconstructing various sub-sites in the head and neck region.
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of various vascularized bone flaps
  • Describe the anatomy and harvesting technique of the fibula flap
  • Describe the anatomy and harvesting technique of the Iliac crest free flap
  • Describe the anatomy and harvesting technique of radial forearm osteocutaneous flap
  • Describe the anatomy and harvesting technique of the scapula osteocutaneous flap
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of various vascularized soft tissue flaps
  • Describe the anatomy and harvesting technique of the anterolateral thigh flap
  • Describe the anatomy and harvesting technique of the radial forearm free flap
  • Describe the anatomy and harvesting technique of lateral arm flap
  • Describe the anatomy and harvesting technique of the latissimus dorsi flap
  • Describe the anatomy and harvesting technique of the rectus abdominus flap
  • Describe the genetic factors involved in wound healing
  • Describe the four major phases of wound repair
  • Describe the clinical conditions influencing wound healing

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