Abstract| Volume 60, ISSUE 10, e16, December 2022

24. Is it best to leave the fibular donor site dressing in place for 3 weeks? 9 years data audit of outcomes

      The aim introduces an audit of outcomes in the Oral and Maxillofacial Head and Neck department over the last 9 years about fibular donor site morbidity (DSM) (n=86). DSM is a well-recognized complication of fibular free-flap reconstruction with 30% risk of complications, wound dehiscence, tendon exposure, graft failure. There is no consensus on how long to leave graft undisturbed. We aim to outline oxford experience leaving the bolster for 21 days, using the same type of dressing.
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