Resources for health professionals

The transEAsome project

01 November 2022

Led by the CRACMO*, the TransEAsome project provides the long term follow-up of children operated from esophageal atresia until they are 13-14 years old. In addition to monitoring, a biobank will be incorporated with esophageal biopsies performed during endoscopies and […] LEARN MORE

Analysis of eosinophilic esophagitis in children with repaired congenital esophageal atresia

25 October 2022

Usha Krishnan 1, Chan Lijuan 2, Gifford J Andrew 3, Marc E Rothenberg 4, Ting Wen 5 Allergy Clin Immunol. 2019 Apr;143(4):1455-1464 Abstract Background: A high prevalence of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) has been preliminarily reported in patients after repair of esophageal atresia (EA), but the basis of this association is […] LEARN MORE

Long term digestive outcome of œsophageal atresia

25 October 2022

Aumar Madeleine 1, Nicolas Audrey 2, Sfeir Rony 3, Seguy David 4, Gottrand Frédéric 5 Best Practice & Research Clinical Gastroenterology Volumes 56–57, February–March 2022, 101771   Abstract Œsophageal atresia is a rare neonatal malformation consisting in an interruption of the continuity of the œsophagus, with or without a tracheo-œsophageal […] LEARN MORE

TOFS Video/easy-to-understand introduction to TEF/EA

01 June 2021

This short animation is a comforting and easily followed introduction to TOF/OA.  The terms are clearly explained in a down-to-earth way and there is an overview of what this might mean for your child. It’s creator, Vicki Martin, is an […] LEARN MORE

STEPS-EA trial: an ERNICA multi-center controlled trial

24 April 2021

The STEPS-EA trial is an ERNICA multi-centre randomised controlled trial looking at intralesional steroid injections to prevent refractory strictures in patients with esophageal atresia. The trial involves 1:1 randomization to injection with 10 mg/ml TAC (Kenacort-A 10) prior to balloon dilatation […] LEARN MORE

Anxiety and depression in parents of children born with esophageal atresia: An international online survey study

16 April 2021

Vuokko Wallace, DClinPsych (a),(b), Kirsi Honkalampi, PhD (b), Elizabeth Sheils, MSc (a) (a) Department of Psychology, University of Bath, UK (b) Department of Psychology, University of Eastern Finland, Finland See the article on the Journal of Pediatric Nursing Abstract Purpose […] LEARN MORE

Risk Factors of Early Mortality and Morbidity in Esophageal Atresia with Distal Tracheoesophageal Fistula: A Population-Based Cohort Study

13 April 2021

Rony Sfeir, MD(1), Veronique Rousseau, MD(2), Arnaud Bonnard, PhD(3), Thomas Gelas, MD(4), Madeleine Aumar, MD(1), Nicoleta Panait, MD(5), Christian Piolat, PhD(6), Sabine Irtan, PhD(7), Virginie Fouquet, MD(8), Aurelie Lemandat, MD(9), Stephan De Napoli, MD(10), Edouard Habonimana, MD(11), Thierry Lamireau, PhD(12), […] LEARN MORE

Long-term survival of children born with congenital anomalies: A systematic review and meta-analysis of population-based studies

13 April 2021

Svetlana V. Glinianaia (1), Joan K. Morris (2), Kate E. Best (1), Michele Santoro (3), Alessio Coi (3), Annarita Armaroli (4), Judith Rankin(1) (1) Population Health Sciences Institute, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom (2) […] LEARN MORE