Delayed primary repair of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula: is it worth the wait?

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OBJECTIVE To characterize a successful approach to the management of infants with long-gap esophageal atresia (EA) with tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF), significant prematurity with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), or both, so as to preserve the native esophagus. DESIGN A review of the medical records and office charts of a cohort of patients with EA… (More)

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@article{Healey1998DelayedPR, title={Delayed primary repair of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula: is it worth the wait?}, author={Paul Healey and Robert S. Sawin and D. G. Hall and R. T. Schaller and David Tapper}, journal={Archives of surgery}, year={1998}, volume={133 5}, pages={552-6} }