Oral and maxillofacial surgery

Maxillofacial Surgery

Thursday, June 6, 2019 — source

Has been used up it then flows back out through the vene comitans (VC) into the internal Jugular vein and back to the heart. Microsurgery involves connecting these tiny blood vessels using stitches under the microscope. For a more detailed review please read my chapter in microsurgery:

Maxillofacial Surgery: 2-Volume Set, 3e
3rd Edition
ISBN-13: 978-0702060564

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Head and neck reconstruction involves free tissue transfer to repair defects following cancer surgery. To allow the tissue to survive, we have to reconnect it to the bodies blood supply in the new location . The picture shows how the flow of blood from the body goes from the facial artery to the radial artery . Once the nutrients and oxygen has been used up it then flows back out through the vene comitans (VC) into the internal Jugular vein and back to the heart. Microsurgery involves connecting these tiny blood vessels ( mm in diameter ) using stitches under the microscope. For a more detailed review please read my chapter in microsurgery : Maxillofacial Surgery: 2-Volume Set, 3e 3rd Edition ISBN-13: 978-0702060564 #microsurgery #microsurgerytraining #headandneckcancer #headandnecksurgery

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