The authors performed a total laryngopharyngectomy due to a hypopharyngeal neoplasm. The continuity of the alimentary tract was restored by the insertion of a vascularized free jejunal graft, using microsurgical technique. On the occasion of this case the authors give a survey of the therapeutical methods used in the therapy of hypopharyngeal tumors, of the indications of the free jejunal transplant and of the technical issues and complications of this procedure.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 24 1993|
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