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Surgical treatment of post-cricoid carcinoma
  1. Kenneth Mullard
  1. Wessex Cardiac and Thoracic Unit, Chest Hospital, Southampton

    Abstract

    Experience of the treatment of 20 patients with post-cricoid carcinoma is reported, and the conclusion reached was that radical surgery is the best form of treatment, using radiotherapy to deal with subsequent developments. The surgical procedure used has been a single-stage pharyngolaryngectomy and total oesophagectomy with restoration of continuity by a posterior mediastinal colon transplant.

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