Innovative care management

Growth Induction, or the Foker Procedure for Esophageal Atresia

09 May 2014

Dr. John Foker, at the Boston Children’s Hospital (Boston, USA) describes an innovative technique for stimulating the growth of the esophagus in patients with long-segment esophageal atresia by placing sutures in the ends of the esophagus, to give growth signals […] LEARN MORE

Thoracoscopic elongation of the esophagus.

01 November 2013

Long gap esophageal atresia in which a primary anastomosis cannot be achieved remains a challenge. Elongation of the esophagus by traction on the 2 ends has been previously described. With the advent of thoracoscopic repair of esophageal atresia, there have […] LEARN MORE

Emergency and Health Card for EA patients

25 May 2013

In France, on behalf of the Health Affaires Ministry, the Reference Center on EA,  created in 2009 a personal document titled “Emergency and Health Card”.   This emergency card is delivered after birth to each infant with esophageal atresia and inserted in […] LEARN MORE