Advantages of Microvascular Free Scalp Flap Transfer as a Means of Hair Transplantation
Hair restoration using a microsurgical free scalp flap was first reported in 1973. Since then, many articles have been written in scientific journals and medical books about this as a method of choice in restoring male pattern baldness and scalp defect [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16]. Four main types of free scalp flap were reported to meet the different requirements of the recipient site (Fig. 1). The surgical steps are outlined in Fig. 2.
KeywordsRecipient Site Microvascular Anastomosis Androgenetic Alopecia Male Pattern Baldness Scalp Defect
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