Bridging the Gap in the Repair of Long-Gap Esophageal Atresia: Still Questions on Diagnostics and Treatment

D von Allmen, Rene Wijnen

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Long-gap esophageal atresia remains a complex surgical problem fraught with complications and poor outcomes in many patients. This review covers the techniques and strategies currently used to address this congenital anomaly. The techniques covered include preservation of the native esophagus, esophageal elongation techniques, esophageal replacement, and evolving work on tissue engineering.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)312-317
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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