Current profile and outcome of 100 esophageal atresia patients in the Kyushu area of Japan

@inproceedings{Kouji2013CurrentPA,
  title={Current profile and outcome of 100 esophageal atresia patients in the Kyushu area of Japan},
  author={Nagata Kouji and Esumi Genshirou and Teshiba Risa and Kinoshita Yoshiaki and Taguchi Tomoaki},
  year={2013}
}
Objectives: Since Spitz et al. reported the prognostic classification of esophageal atresia (EA) patients in 1994, decades have been past and there have been many advances in surgery and neonatology. Nevertheless, there have been very few reports according to the recent outcome of the neonates with EA, and otherwise, time has come to re-evaluate the credibility of this classification. The aim of this study was to validate the recent prognosis of the EA. Methods: Patient data were… CONTINUE READING

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