Outcomes in esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula.

  title={Outcomes in esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula.},
  author={David E. Konkin and Wael A O'hali and Eric M Webber and Geoffrey K. Blair},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={38 12},
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The purpose of this analysis was to investigate outcomes in newborns with esophageal atresia (EA) or tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) with respect to prognostic classifications and complications. METHODS Charts of all 144 infants with EA/TEF treated at British Columbia Children's Hospital (BCCH) from 1984 to 2000 were reviewed. Patient… CONTINUE READING