The reconstructive surgery deals with the recovery of the body surface after tumour operations, accidents or congenital malformations.

Defects are very different because of their size, type and localisation. To reply to this complex diversity varied surgical options are available. The ongoing medical development has made incredible progress in this area.

The spectrum for the restoration of form and function varies from simple skin graft to flap surgery (replacement of lost tissue by extraction at a nonessential site).

Frequent interventions (combined with a high standard of the aesthetic result) are: