Esophageal Atresia

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Esophageal Atresia

Esophageal atresia, also known as tracheoesophageal fistula, is a disorder that occurs before birth when the esophogous does not develop properly and in turn affects the digestive system. The esophogous is the tube that normally carries food from the mouth to the stomach. Symptoms of this disorder include bluish coloration of the skin, coughing, gagging, and choking when trying to eat as well as drooling. Some babies with this disorder also have other problems such as heart or other digestive tract disorders. Esophageal altresia is considered a surgical emergency and surgery to repair the esophogous should be done quickly after birth in order to treat the disorder. This disorder occurs in about 1 out of 4,000 births.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Esophageal Atresia" returned 100 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Wilson-Cook's Flourish Device Uses Magnets To Fix Pediatric Esophageal Atresia.
 

Author(s): Thomas Morrow

Journal: Manag Care. 2017 09;26(9):32-33.

 

EA, although uncommon, is a complex and dangerous newborn birth defect with, until now, only chest surgical approaches. The Flourish Pediatric Esophageal Atresia Device is a remarkable alternative to traditional chest surgical procedures. No procedure or device is free of adverse ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Guidelines of the Italian Society of Videosurgery in Infancy for the minimally invasive treatment of the esophageal atresia.
 

Author(s): Salvatore Fabio Chiarenza, Maria Luisa Conighi, Andrea Conforti, Ciro Esposito, Maria Escolino, Fabio Beretta, Maurizio Cheli, Vincenzo Di Benedetto, Maria Grazia Scuderi, Giovanni Casadio, Maurizio Marzaro, Leon Francesco Fascetti, Claudio Vella, Cosimo Bleve, Daniela Codric, Paolo Caione, Pietro Bagolan

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Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Respiratory problems in children with esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula.
 

Author(s): Federica Porcaro, Laura Valfré, Lelia Rotondi Aufiero, Luigi Dall'Oglio, Paola De Angelis, Alberto Villani, Pietro Bagolan, Sergio Bottero, Renato Cutrera

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Children with congenital esophageal atresia (EA) and tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) have chronic respiratory symptoms including recurrent pneumonia, wheezing and persistent cough. The aim of this study is to describe the clinical findings of a large group of children with EA and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Esophageal Atresia" returned 18 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Respiratory Morbidity in Children with Repaired Congenital Esophageal Atresia with or without Tracheoesophageal Fistula.
 

Author(s): Maria Francesca Patria, Stefano Ghislanzoni, Francesco Macchini, Mara Lelii, Alessandro Mori, Ernesto Leva, Nicola Principi, Susanna Esposito

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Congenital esophageal atresia with or without tracheoesophageal fistula (CEA ± TEF) is a relatively common malformation that occurs in 1 of 2500-4500 live births. Despite the refinement of surgical techniques, a considerable proportion of children experience short- and long-term ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Fibronectin glomerulopathy complicated with persistent cloaca and congenital esophageal atresia: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Misaki Takii, Takaichi Suehiro, Aya Shima, Hideki Yotsueda, Satoshi Hisano, Ritsuko Katafuchi

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Fibronectin glomerulopathy is a rare, inherited, autosomal dominant, glomerular disease characterized by proteinuria, microscopic hematuria, hypertension, massive glomerular deposits of fibronectin, and slow progression to end-stage renal failure. Because the incident of fibronectin ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Surgical outcomes of different approaches to esophageal replacement in long-gap esophageal atresia: A systematic review.
 

Author(s): Jia Liu, Yifan Yang, Chao Zheng, Rui Dong, Shan Zheng

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 May;96(21):e6942.

 

Esophageal replacement (ER) surgery has been widely used in long-gap esophageal atresia (LGEA) over the past few decades. The most commonly used surgical approaches in many pediatric surgical centers include colon interposition (CI), gastric pull-up (GPU), jejunal interposition (JI), ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Individualized Management for Long Gap Esophageal Atresia
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Esophageal Atresia

 

Last Updated: 13 Jan 2017

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National Register of Oesophageal Atresia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Esophageal Atresia

 

Last Updated: 21 Dec 2017

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Dumping Syndrome After Operation of Esophageal Atresia Type III
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Oesophageal Atresia; Dumping Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2018

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