• Infants with esophageal atresia and right aortic arch: Characteristics and outcomes from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium

    3 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

    Right sided aortic arch is a rare anatomic finding in infants with esophageal atresia with or without tracheoesophageal fistula. In the presence of RAA, significant controversy exists regarding optimal side for thoracotomy in repair of the EA/TEF. The purpose of this study was to characterize the incidence, demographics, surgical approach, and outcomes of patients with RAA and EA/TEF.
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  • Surgical repair of long-gap esophageal atresia: A retrospective study comparing the management of long-gap esophageal atresia in the Nordic countries

    3 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

    Several surgical procedures have been described in the reconstruction of long-gap esophageal atresia. We reviewed the surgical methods used in children with LGEA in the Nordic countries over a 15-year period and the postoperative complications within the first postoperative year.
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