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Table 5 Comparison of the postoperative complications of the jejunal and colonic conduit in patients with mediastinal anastomosis

From: Comparison of outcomes of pedicled jejunal and colonic conduit for esophageal reconstruction

  Jejunum (n = 24) Colon
(n = 19)
P-value
Fever 3(12.5%) 5(26.3%) 0.25
Pneumonia 2(8.3%) 2(10.5%) 0.81
Hydrothorax 2(8.3%) 3(15.8%) 0.45
Anastomotic leakage 0(5.9%) 7(36.8%) < 0.01
Stump fistula 1(4.2%) 1(5.3%) 0.87
Halitosis 3(12.5%) 11(57.9%) < 0.01
Albumin reduction 11(45.8%) 9(47.4%) 0.92
Anemia 2(8.3%) 1(5.3%) 0.70
Chest tightness 0 2(10.5%) 0.10
  1. χ2-test was used for the above data