Oesophageal Atresia
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Oesophageal Atresia by Spencer W. Beasley

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Published by Chapman & Hall .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Congenital diseases & disorders,
  • Surgery,
  • Pediatrics,
  • Medical / Nursing

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10184429M
ISBN 100412348209
ISBN 109780412348204

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  Esophageal atresia (EA) is a developmental defect of the upper gastrointestinal tract in which the continuity between the upper and lower esophagus is lost. EA can occur with or without tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF), an abnormal connection between the Author: Daryl A Scott. This book on oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula sets out to describe all aspects of a congenital anomaly which has been described as 'the epitome of modern surgery' and 'the raison d' etre of paediatric surgery'. Although the literature contains references to .   Oesophageal atresia (OA) encompasses a group of congenital anomalies comprising of an interruption of the continuity of the oesophagus with or without a persistent communication with the trachea. Oesophageal atresia is a spectrum of anomalies comprising an interruption of the continuity of the oesophagus combined with or without a persistent communication with the trachea resulting in one of the following: Type A: isolated oesophageal atresia (10%) - Type B: oesophageal atresia with proximal/upper pouch tracheoesophageal fistula .

Esophageal atresia refers to an absence in the continuity of the esophagus due to an inappropriate division of the primitive foregut into the trachea and esophagus. This is the most common congenital anomaly of the esophagus. It is thought to occur in ~,, live births 3. Esophageal atresia may be suspected on antenatal ultrasound (see. Oesophageal atresia is a rare birth defect that affects a baby's oesophagus (the tube through which food passes from the mouth to the stomach). The upper part of the oesophagus doesn't connect with the lower oesophagus and stomach. It usually ends in a pouch, which means food can't reach the stomach. J Pediatr Surg 34 (1): , Holland AJ, Fitzgerald DA: Oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula: current management strategies and complications.   This book on oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula sets out to describe all aspects of a congenital anomaly which has been described as 'the epitome of modern surgery' and 'the raison d' etre of paediatric surgery'. Although the literature contains references to the survival of one baby with oesophageal atresia (without fistula Brand: Springer US.

Epidemiology. It is thought to occur in ~,, live births Clinical presentation. Oesophageal atresia may be suspected on antenatal ultrasound (see below) or in the neonate due to inability to swallow saliva or milk, aspiration during early feedings, or failure to pass a nasogastric tube into the stomach successfully. This book on oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula sets out to describe all aspects of a congenital anomaly which has been described as 'the epitome of modern surgery' and 'the raison d' etre of paediatric surgery'. This book on oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula sets out to describe all aspects of a congenital anomaly which has been described as ‘the epitome of modern surgery’ and ‘the raison d’ etre of paediatric surgery’.   This book on oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula sets out to describe all aspects of a congenital anomaly which has been described as 'the epitome of modern surgery' and 'the raison d' etre of paediatric surgery'.Brand: Springer US.