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Complications following gastric transportation after total laryngo-pharyngectomy

In European Journal of Surgical Oncology
By: Dudhat SB.
Contributor(s): Mistry RC | medimail@tmc.ernet.in | Faikh AR.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSeries: Vol 25 Issues 1.Publisher: 1999Description: 82-85.Subject(s): long-term function | mortality | morbidity | gastric pull-up | DDC classification: In: European Journal of Surgical OncologySummary: AIMS: To investigate restoration of the pharynx after total laryngo-pharyngectomy (TLP), one of the major problems in head and neck surgery. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of 60 patients undergoing total laryngo-pharyngectomy with gastric transposition was performed between June 1991 and June 1996. The analysis focused on morbidity, mortality and long-term function following gastric transposition. RESULTS: The post-operative mortality was 8.3% and the peri-operative morbidity 31.2%. The average hospital stay was 15 days. Immediate restoration of swallowing was achieved in 83% of patients. CONCLUSIONS: Gastric transposition after total laryngo-pharyngectomy is a safe procedure and can be performed with low mortality, acceptable morbidity and good long-term function
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AIMS: To investigate restoration of the pharynx after total laryngo-pharyngectomy (TLP), one of the major problems in head and neck surgery.
METHODS: A retrospective analysis of 60 patients undergoing total laryngo-pharyngectomy with gastric transposition was performed between June 1991 and June 1996. The analysis focused on morbidity, mortality and long-term function following gastric transposition.
RESULTS: The post-operative mortality was 8.3% and the peri-operative morbidity 31.2%. The average hospital stay was 15 days. Immediate restoration of swallowing was achieved in 83% of patients.
CONCLUSIONS: Gastric transposition after total laryngo-pharyngectomy is a safe procedure and can be performed with low mortality, acceptable morbidity and good long-term function

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