Endoscopic assessment of children with esophageal atresia: Lack of relationship of esophagitis and esophageal metaplasia to symptomatology.

@article{Castilloux2010EndoscopicAO,
  title={Endoscopic assessment of children with esophageal atresia: Lack of relationship of esophagitis and esophageal metaplasia to symptomatology.},
  author={Julie Castilloux and Doroth{\'e}e Bouron-Dal Soglio and Christophe Faure},
  journal={Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal canadien de gastroenterologie},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={312-6}
}
BACKGROUND Late complications of esophageal atresia (EA), particularly esophagitis and Barrett's esophagus, are increasingly being recognized. With the exception of patients with dysphagia associated with esophageal stricture, it is unknown whether patient symptomatology can predict endoscopic findings. METHODS Data regarding the digestive symptoms of patients who were referred to the EA multidisciplinary clinic from October 2005 to October 2008, and underwent upper gastrointestinal… CONTINUE READING