[Reconstruction of hypopharyngeal circumferential defects: pharyngogastric anastomosis or free jejunal interposition].
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Zhonghua er bi yan hou ke za zhi
- Publication Date
Jul 01, 2004
Patients reconstructed with free jejunal interposition had lower mortality and complications than with pharyngogastric anastomosis. Furthermore, the former seems to have better quality of life than the latter. The first choice of reconstructive strategy for hypopharyngeal circumferential defects is free jejunal interposition.
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