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The Federation of Esophageal Atresia and Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula

EAT is a federation of member support groups each associated with the rare congenital condition of Esophageal Atresia (EA). Each of the member organisations of EAT operates on a charitable basis in its own country.
The main goals of are to help EA patients and health professionals share their knowledge and experience, promote awareness of the condition across the world and support worldwide research and collation of information concerning the treatment and care of people born with esophageal atresia.


25 April 2018

ABeFAO Family Day in Pairi Daiza

Great ( and sunny!) day for our ABeFAO Family [...] LEARN MORE

31 December 2017

Esophageal and Airway Treatment Center (EAT) | Boston Children’s Hospital

The Esophageal and Airway Treatment (EAT) Center at Boston [...] LEARN MORE

14 November 2017

Update on Oesophageal Atresia-Tracheoesophageal Fistula

Ebook Frontiers Update on EA-TEF In 2010, the First [...] LEARN MORE

14 August 2017

Useful TOF/OA Terms in various languages

Terminology Glossary English Turkish Terminology Glossary English Spanish Terminology [...] LEARN MORE

10 July 2017

Professor Cattan talk about Tissue Engineering

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The 5th International Conference on Esophageal Atresia will be held in Rome, Italy, 2019