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Table 7 Swallowing Ability – The rate of G-Tube requirement

From: The impact of human papillomavirus (HPV) status on functional outcomes and quality of life (QOL) after surgical treatment of oropharyngeal carcinoma with free-flap reconstruction

  ALL (% with g-tube) P16- (% with g-tube) P16 + (% with g-tube) HPV+/HPV- (p-Value)
Pre OP 2 6 0 0.068
6 M Post OP 29.6 41 23 0.084
12 M Post OP 11.5 21 9 0.172