Long-gap oesophageal atresia: comparison of delayed primary anastomosis and oesophageal replacement with gastric tube.


BACKGROUND Long-gap oesophageal atresia (LGOA) causes significant early and long-term morbidity. We conducted a retrospective 25-year review comparing outcomes of delayed primary anastomosis versus oesophageal replacement with greater curvature gastric tube. METHODS Records of 44 consecutive patients undergoing LGOA repair (1986-2010) were obtained from… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.09.017


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