Springing a Leak

Question:   A 68 year old male undergoes total laryngectomy and bilateral neck dissections for a T3 glottic carcinoma.  Other than smoking, he has no known previous medical history.  Postoperatively, he develops a pharyngocutaneous fistula.  What is the average time to development of a fistula after total laryngectomy - 5 days, 2 weeks, 6 weeks, or 3 months?  [Answer will be posted with next week's new question]

Answer to last week's question, The Bleeding Edge (January 18, 2016): 

Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma (JNA); most commonly at the sphenopalatine foramen.