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Table 2 Operative details

From: Pharyngoesophageal reconstruction after resection of hypopharyngeal carcinoma: a new algorithm after analysis of 142 cases

Mean operative time in minutes (range) 360.5 (270–540)
Mean blood loss in ml (range) 270 (230–450)
Type of resection  
   Partial pharyngectomy 8
   Total pharyngectomy 134
Lymph node dissection  
   Ipsilateral 30
   bilateral 72
Type of reconstruction  
   Myocutaneous flap 48
   Free jejunal flap 28
   Augmented colon bypass 4
   Gastric pull up 32
   Gastric tube 30
Mean hospital stay in days (range) 12 (9–20)
Mortality rate 10.6% (15 cases)
Morbidity rate 31.7% (45 cases)
  1. Values are shown as number, unless otherwise indicated.