Free jejunal grafts for reconstruction of pharynx and cervical esophagus.

  title={Free jejunal grafts for reconstruction of pharynx and cervical esophagus.},
  author={Tianduo Wang and Ye Sun and Yingchun Chen},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  volume={95 4 Pt 1},
Reconstruction of the pharynx and cervical esophagus continues to pose a challenge to the surgeon. Over the last 2 years the free jejunal graft with microvascular anastomosis has been used to reconstruct pharyngoesophageal defects in ten consecutive cases with failure in only one case, because of a malfunctioning microscope and a temporary pharyngocutaneous fistula. Eight procedures were performed for reconstruction of a pharyngoesophageal defect after an extensive excision of hypopharyngeal… CONTINUE READING
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