An international survey on anastomotic stricture management after esophageal atresia repair: considerations and advisory statements

20 December 2020

Surgical endoscopy, 2020 Aug Chantal A. ten Kate1 · Renato Tambucci2 · John Vlot1 · Manon C. W. Spaander3 · Frederic Gottrand4 · Rene M. H. Wijnen1 · Luigi Dall’Oglio2Received: 8 April 2020 / Accepted: 24 July 2020 © The […] LEARN MORE

Care recommendations for the respiratory complications of esophageal atresia-tracheoesophageal fistula

26 October 2020

The International Network of Esophageal Atresia, Respiratory Complications Working Group has published a new article to “provide a framework for the diagnosis and management of the respiratory complications that are associated with the [Tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) with esophageal atresia (EA)]. […] LEARN MORE

The history of surgery for esophageal atresia / J Pediatr Surg / 2020 Mar

06 May 2020

J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Mar 21. pii: S0022-3468(20)30199-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2020.03.003. Nakayama DK1. Abstract Until the successful repair of esophageal atresia (EA) and distal tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) in 1941 by Cameron Haight of Ann Arbor, MI, every infant operated upon for this anomaly […] LEARN MORE

Oesophageal atresia: The growth gap. / World J Gastroenterol / 2020 Mar

06 May 2020

World J Gastroenterol. 2020 Mar 28;26(12):1262-1272. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i12.1262. Traini I1, Menzies J2, Hughes J3, Leach ST1, Krishnan U1. Abstract Poor growth is an under-recognised yet significant long-term sequelae of oesophageal atresia (OA) repair. Few studies have specifically explored the reasons for growth impairment in this complex […] 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

Position Paper of iNoeA Working Group on Long-Gap esophageal Atresia: For Better care

07 August 2019

INoEA is the International Network of Esophageal Atresia and consists of a broad spectrum of pediatric specialties and patient societies. The working group on long-gap esophageal atresia (LGEA) set out to develop guidelines regarding the definition of LGEA, the best […] LEARN MORE

Esophageal tissue engineering: from bench to bedside

17 August 2018

For various esophageal diseases, the search for alternative techniques for tissue repair has led to significant developments in basic and translational research in the field of tissue engineering. Applied to the esophagus, this concept is based on the in vitro […] LEARN MORE

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