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Coronavirus / advice from TOFS website

27 March 2020

Thanks a lot to TOFS for this article We understand that many people born with EA/TEF (and families of those born with the conditions) are concerned about the fast-evolving situation caused by the coronavirus. What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is the […] LEARN MORE

Information sources related to COVID-19

11 March 2020

We are all concerned about the fast-evolving situation surrounding COVID-19. This outbreak can cause stress, especially for the more vulnerable members of our community. Here are  a list of official sources of information: Don’t hesitate to share this with your […] LEARN MORE

AFAO Family days every year, on the last week-end of June…

02 January 2020

Meet and exchange with others, hear personal accounts, attend and participate in workshops, receive and share information and enjoy the entertainment for all in order to learn about, reassure and amuse the younger participants! The weekend program consists of: conferences, […] LEARN MORE

5th International Conference on Esophageal Atresia, INoEA-FATE

02 January 2020

Thank you to Christophe Faure, MD, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Sainte-Justine Hospital in Montréal, Canada for submitting this meeting review. Esophageal atresia (EA) is among the most common congenital digestive malformations, affecting 1 in 3,000 infants at birth. Since the first […] LEARN MORE

ERNICA Consensus Conference on the Management of Patients with Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula: Diagnostics, Preoperative, Operative, and Postoperative Management.

01 January 2020

Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Nov 27 Abstract INTRODUCTION: Many aspects of the management of esophageal atresia (EA) and tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) are controversial and the evidence for decision making is limited. Members of the European Reference Network for Rare […] LEARN MORE

Comète : a symbolic Yule log to finance research on esophageal atresia.

01 January 2020

It’s been 10 years since the pastry chef Jérôme De Oliveira joined the French families support group AFAO of which he is the godfather. A recognized association of general interest accredited by the French Ministry of Solidarity and Health that […] LEARN MORE

Esophageal atresia patient journey workshop

01 January 2020

Further progress was made on the esophageal atresia ‘Patient Journey’ project at a workshop held in Berlin on November 15, 2019. This project has a multidisciplinary team with its membership drawn from surgery, nursing and patient representatives. The project has […] LEARN MORE

2nd ERNICA consensus conference: “Long-gap Esophageal Atresia: Perioperative, Surgical and Long-term Management”

01 January 2020

The 2nd ERNICA consensus conference on the Perioperative, Surgical and Long-term Management of Patients with Long-gap Esophageal Atresia took place in Berlin on the 13th and 14th November 2019. After an extensive literature search and preparation, relevant aspects regarding the […] LEARN MORE

The sixth international conference on EA will be held in Cincinnati, USA, in 2022.