Foker process for the correction of long gap esophageal atresia: Primary treatment versus secondary treatment after prior esophageal surgery.

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PURPOSE The Foker process (FP) uses tension-induced growth for primary esophageal reconstruction in patients with long gap esophageal atresia (LGEA). It has been less well described in LGEA patients who have undergone prior esophageal reconstruction attempts. METHODS All cases of LGEA treated at our institution from January 2005 to April 2014 were… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.03.010

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