Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2005 Jan;114(1 Pt 1):25-34
Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Assistance Publique des Hôpitaux de Paris, University of Paris V, Paris, France.
On the basis of a retrospective review of an inception cohort of 135 patients, with an isolated, previously untreated, moderately differentiated to well-differentiated invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the pyriform sinus and a minimum of 3 years of follow-up, consecutively managed with a supracricoid hemilaryngopharyngectomy (SCHLP) at a single tertiary referral care center and locally controlled, the authors review in detail the surgical technique, highlight the potential technical pitfalls, and document the complications and long-term functional outcome. The overall postoperative mortality rate was 3.7%. Read More