Forehead Reconstruction Workup

Updated: May 04, 2015
  • Author: CW David Chang, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
  • Print

Laboratory Studies

See the list below:

  • An age-appropriate and medically appropriate preoperative workup should be performed for each patient as necessary.
  • Clotting parameters should be normalized before surgery.

Imaging Studies

See the list below:

  • Photography of the defect should be performed not only for planning but also for documenting the injury and for conducting postoperative evaluation.
  • CT scans may provide some benefit in the evaluation of bony defects.