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Table 9 Free jejunal graft

From: Complex reconstructions in head and neck cancer surgery: decision making

Flap size Pedicle length Pedicle diameter Donor site morbidity Patient's position Special considerations
-Length: 7-25 cm
-Bowel lumen diameter: 3-5 cm
-5 cm (4-6 cm) -2 mm (1,5-2,5 mm) -Intestinal leak or stricture
-Peritonitis
-Ileus
-Adhesive bowel obstruction
-Supine position -Decrease ischemia time
-Mal odeur and secretion