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Dysphagia in children with repaired oesophageal atresia

30 December 2016

Dysphagia is a common problem in children with repaired oesophageal atresia (OA). Abnormalities in the oropharyngeal and oesophageal phase have hardly been studied. The aims of this study were to assess the prevalence of dysphagia in children with repaired OA […] LEARN MORE

France: a national register for esophageal atresia patients

09 July 2016

A National Esophageal Atresia Register was created in 2008 by the National Reference Center for Esophageal Congenital Abnormalities created in 2006. Primary goal was estimation of live birth prevalence in France. A national network of surgeons and pediatricians was initiated […] LEARN MORE

In-vivo oesophageal regeneration in a human being by use of a non-biological scaff old and extracellular matrix

09 July 2016

Background Tissue-engineered extracellular matrix populated with autologous pluripotent cells can result in de-novo organogenesis, but the technique is complex, not widely available, and has not yet been used to repair large oesophageal defects in human beings. We aimed to use […] LEARN MORE