Esophagus and Hypopharyngeal Reconstruction

Abstract

This article reviews the literature on esophageal reconstruction. The most common methods used are gastric pull-up, pectoralis major flap, colon interposition, fasciocutaneous flaps (radial forearm free flap or anterolateral thigh flap), and free jejunum and colon flaps. The stricture rates, fistula rates, morbidity, and mortality of each flap are reviewed

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oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3324251Last time updated on 7/8/2012

This paper was published in PubMed Central.

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