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Importance of an International Registry and Collaborative Research on Esophageal Atresia

04 August 2018

Esophageal atresia (EA) is a rare congenital defect. Data on EA prevalence, management, and long-term outcome are lacking because the available data come from small retrospective series from tertiary referral centers. An international multicenter registry would provide strong epidemiological data […] LEARN MORE

Long-term functional outcomes after replacement of the esophagus in pediatric patients: A systematic literature review.

27 June 2018

BACKGROUND: The indications of esophageal replacement (ER) in pediatric patients include long gap esophageal atresia (LGEA), intractable post-corrosive esophageal strictures (PCES), and some rare esophageal diseases. Various conduits and procedures are currently used worldwide with a lack of consensus regarding […] LEARN MORE

Four cancer cases after esophageal atresia repair: Time to start screening the upper gastrointestinal tract.

25 April 2018

Abstract Esophageal atresia (EA) is one of the most common congenital digestive malformations and requires surgical correction early in life. Dedicated centers have reported survival rates up to 95%. The most frequent comorbidities after EA repair are dysphagia (72%) and […] LEARN MORE