Resources for health professionals

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

Parent-child-agreement on health-related quality of life and its determinants in patients born with Esophageal Atresia: a Swedish-German cross-sectional study

30 March 2021

Stefanie Witt 1, Michaela Dellenmark-Blom 2, Susanne Kuckuck 3, Jens Dingemann 4, Kate Abrahamsson 2 5, Carmen Dingemann 4, John Eric Chaplin 5, Benno Ure 4, Monika Bullinger 3, Vladimir Gatzinsky 2, Linus Jönsson 2, Julia Hannah Quitmann 3 1Department of Medical Psychology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistraße 52 – W26, 20246, Hamburg, Germany. 2Department of Pediatric Surgery, Queen Silvia Children’s Hospital, Sahlgrenska […] LEARN MORE

Long-term consequences of esophageal atresia; esophageal and lung abnormalities in adulthood

28 March 2021

C A Ten Kate 1, J Vlot 2, L S Kamphuis 3, H IJsselstijn 2, M C W Spaander 4 5 1Erasmus MC-Sophia, afd. Kinderchirurgie, Rotterdam(tevens: Erasmus MC, afd. Maag-, Darm- en Leverziekten, Rotterdam). 2Erasmus MC-Sophia, afd. Kinderchirurgie, Rotterdam. 3Erasmus MC, afd. Longgeneeskunde, Rotterdam. 4Erasmus MC, afd. Maag-, Darm- en […] LEARN MORE

Development of patient specific, realistic, and reusable video assisted thoracoscopic surgery simulator using 3D printing and pediatric computed tomography images

26 March 2021

Dayeong Hong 1, HaeKang Kim 2, Taehun Kim 2, Yong-Hee Kim 3, Namkug Kim 4 5 1Department of Biomedical Engineering, Asan Medical Institute of Convergence Science and Technology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. 2Department of Radiology and Convergence Medicine, Asan Medical […] LEARN MORE