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‘Supercharged’ ALT Free flap resilience following total laryngopharyngectomy reconstruction

  • Shofiq Islam
    Correspondence
    Address: Department of Head & Neck Surgery, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Clifford Bridge Rd, Coventry CV2 2DX, UK.
    Affiliations
    Consultant Maxillofacial, Head & Neck and Thyroid Surgeon, University Hospital Coventry, Coventry, UK
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Published:December 16, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2022.12.002
      The implications of ‘supercharged’ microvascular free tissue transfer in head and neck reconstruction is not fully understood. We present a patient with a circumferential defect reconstructed with a tubed ALT free flap who suffered a cardiac arrest after laryngopharyngectomy.
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