Hemipharyngectomy and hemilaryngectomy for pyriform sinus cancer: reconstruction with remaining larynx and hypopharynx and with tracheostomy.


When resection of the posterior hypopharyngeal wall is undertaken for treatment of pyriform sinus carcinoma, a very narrow mucosal strip may be left for reconstruction. A surgical technique for carcinoma which has invaded the whole lateral hypopharyngeal wall is described. It consists of resecting half the larynx and half the hypopharynx and reconstructing… (More)