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Poster Presentations: American Head and Neck Society
August 2006

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

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.

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