Objective: To compare the results between free jejunal and free ileocolic flap transfers for reconstruction following circumferential hypopharyngeal tumor resection.
Design: Retrospective clinical review.
Setting: Academic tertiary care medical center.
Patients: Twenty-four patients underwent microvascular free jejunal flap transfer, and 12 patients underwent free ileocolic autograft for immediate reconstruction after ablative surgery for advanced hypopharyngeal carcinoma.
Nazarewski S, Szmdt J, Grochowiecki T, et al. P136 Free Jejunal or Ileocolic Flap Transfers as a Method of Reconstruction Following Hypopharyngeal Tumor Resection. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):892. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.892-a
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