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Table 2 Primary surgery and reconstruction types

From: Clinicopathological factors influencing the outcomes of surgical treatment in patients with T4a hypopharyngeal cancer

  No of patients (%)
Primary Surgery
 Partial laryngectomy with partial pharyngectomy 18 (19.4)
 Total laryngectomy with partial pharyngectomy 41 (44.1)
 Total laryngopharyngectomy 11 (11.8)
 Total laryngopharyngectomy with cervical esophagectomy 12 (12.9)
 Total laryngopharyngoesophagectomy 11 (11.8)
Reconstruction
 Radial forearm free flap 34 (36.6)
 Anterolateral thigh free flap 11 (11.8)
 Pectoralis major myocutaneous flap 10 (10.8)
 Gastric pull-up 11 (11.8)
 Jejunal free flap 7 (7.5)
 Primary closure 20 (21.5)