Jejunum Tissue Transfer Workup

Updated: Jun 19, 2014
  • Author: Tamer A Ghanem, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Workup

Imaging Studies

Direct imaging of the jejunum with endoscopy, barium swallow follow-through, or computerized tomography scanning is seldom performed. [7] Vascular studies of the superior mesenteric vessels are also not routinely performed. Postoperatively, imaging studies are used if there is clinical suspicion of patient or flap morbidity.