[Treatment of hypopharyngeal carcinomas--an institutional analysis of the results of FAR radiochemotherapy, radical resection, and free jejunum flap reconstruction and the indication of neck dissection].

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The treatment results of 65 patients with hypopharyngeal carcinomas treated at our institute between 1995 and 2000 were analyzed. In general, concurrent radiochemotherapy (RCT), consisting of intravenous 5-FU injection, intra-muscular vitamin A injection, and radiation (FAR therapy) was used as an initial treatment for advanced hypopharyngeal carcinomas and… (More)

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