Primary repair of long-gap esophageal atresia by mobilization of the distal esophagus.


Long-gap esophageal atresia remains a difficult problem for the pediatric surgeon. Several strategies for lengthening of the proximal esophageal segment have been used with relative success. Autogenous tissue conduits have resulted in less than optimal long-term results. Five patients since 1991 with long gap esophageal atresia (2 with distal tracheo… (More)


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