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Table 1 The 6 patients with BOFJ after esophagectomy with PFJ

From: Vertical distance from navel as a risk factor for bowel obstruction associated with feeding jejunostomy after esophagectomy: a retrospective cohort study

Case Age range (years)
Sex (1 or 2)
Procedure VD (mm)
HD (mm)
Duration
(Esophagectomy—BOFJ)
Surgical indication
Duration of conservative therapy (days)
Procedure Operative time (min) Pattern
1 50–60 HALS 102 6 days Peritonitis Adhesiolysis 45 AB
  1   47      
2 80–90 HALS 93 7 days Peritonitis Adhesiolysis 34 AB
  1   40      
3 70–80 HALS 120 4 months Repeated BOFJ
(5 times)
Adhesiolysis 56 AB
  1   59   3, 3, 2, 3, 2 Bowel resection   
4 60–70 HALS 95 25 months Not effective of conservative therapy Adhesiolysis 89 TI
  1   50    > 7 Bowel resection   
5 50–60 HALS 113 3 months Repeated BOFJ
(3 times)
Adhesiolysis 99 TI
  1   42   5, 3, 2 Bowel resection   
6 60–70 HALS 111 16 months Repeated BOFJ
(3 times)
Adhesiolysis 65 AB
  2   49   2, 2, 3 Bowel resection   
  1. HALS, hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery; VD, vertical distance between navel and jejunostomy; HD, horizontal distance between navel and jejunostomy; BOFJ, bowel obstruction associated with feeding jejunostomy; AB, adhesion + bending; TI, torsion + internal hernia
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