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Vol. 16, No. 5, 2007
Issue release date: August 2007
Section title: Original Paper
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Med Princ Pract 2007;16:394–398
(DOI:10.1159/000104815)

Application of Lateral Arm Free Flap in Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstruction following Tumor Surgery

Song X. · Yuan Y. · Tao Z. · Wu H. · Yuan H. · Wu Y.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Stomatological College, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China
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Dr. Yu-nong Wu

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Nanjing, Jiangsu Province 210029 (China)

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    External Resources

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