Free jejunal flap transfer with multiple vascular pedicles for safe and reliable pharyngoesophageal reconstruction.

Abstract

BACKGROUND In pharyngoesophageal reconstruction, we transferred a long jejunum flap containing multiple pedicles to achieve a 100% flap survival rate, and used the redundant mesentery to cover important tissues and fill in the dead space to reduce common postoperative complications, such as surgical site infections and fistula formation. METHODS A total… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/hed.25313