Operations to Replace or Bypass the Esophagus Colon or Jejunum Interposition

  • Carol E. H. Scott-ConnerEmail author
  • Jameson L. Chassin


Esophageal replacement by colon or jejunal interposition is used in selected cases of benign disease to avoid long-term morbidity associated with gastric pull-up. This chapter details the construction of these conduits.


Vascular Pedicle Thoracic Esophagus Middle Colic Artery Jejunal Interposition Jejunal Segment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jameson L. Chassin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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