Neonatal factors predictive for respiratory and gastro-intestinal morbidity after esophageal atresia repair.

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

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BACKGROUND: Esophageal atresia is a major congenital foregut anomaly. Affected patients often suffer from respiratory and gastro-intestinal morbidity. The objective of this study is to identify possible neonatal predictive factors contributing to a long-term complicated clinical course in patients after repair of esophageal atresia. METHODS: A total of 93 patients born between 1993 and 2013, with esophageal atresia and surviving the neonatal period were included in this retrospective study. A complicated clinical course was defined as the occurrence of ≥1 of these complications: severe g…

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