Gastro-tracheal Fistula: A Rare Late Complication Following Laryngo-Pharyngo-Esophagectomy

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G. Lakshmi Narayana
V. Shruti
M. Vikash
C. S. Mani


Idiopathic fistula between the Gastric tube and the trachea after Laryngo-pharyngo-esophagectomy (LPO) for Carcinoma post cricoid has not been reported in the literature so far. This is the first time we report one such case and its successful repair using Pectoralis Major Muscle Flap (PMMF) and Delto-Pectoral Flap (DPF). The surgical procedure is explained in detail and the various management strategies were discussed.

Tracheogastric fistula, carcinoma hypopharynx, dual flap, PMMC flap, DP flap.

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Narayana, G. L., Shruti, V., Vikash, M., & Mani, C. S. (2020). Gastro-tracheal Fistula: A Rare Late Complication Following Laryngo-Pharyngo-Esophagectomy. Asian Journal of Case Reports in Surgery, 4(2), 5-8. Retrieved from
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