Esophagus and Hypopharyngeal Reconstruction


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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This paper was published in PubMed Central.

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