• We describe a surgical technique for reconstruction of the upper cervical esophagus after a segment has been excised. The technique involves the downward rotation of a full thickness pharyngeal flap to close the defect. The flap is obtained from the posterior wall of the hypopharynx and oropharynx. We describe a case in which this technique was used.
(Arch Otolaryngol 101:695-697, 1975)
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