Esophageal atresia in newborns: a wide spectrum from the isolated forms to a full VACTERL phenotype?

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BACKGROUND VATER association was first described in 1972 by Quan and Smith as an acronym which identifies a non-random co-occurrence of Vertebral anomalies, Anal atresia, Tracheoesophageal fistula and/or Esophageal atresia, Radial dysplasia. It is even possible to find out Cardiovascular, Renal and Limb anomalies and the acronym VACTERL was adopted, also… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1824-7288-39-45

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@inproceedings{Placa2013EsophagealAI, title={Esophageal atresia in newborns: a wide spectrum from the isolated forms to a full VACTERL phenotype?}, author={Simona La Placa and Mario Giuffr{\'e} and Antonella Gangemi and Stefania Di Noto and Federico Matina and Federica Nociforo and Vincenzo Antona and Maria Rita Di Pace and Maria Elena Piccione and Giovanni Corsello}, booktitle={Italian journal of pediatrics}, year={2013} }