Risk factors for short- and long-term morbidity in children with esophageal atresia.

@article{Castilloux2010RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for short- and long-term morbidity in children with esophageal atresia.},
  author={Julie Castilloux and Angela J Noble and Christophe Faure},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={156 5},
  pages={755-60}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe short- (first year of age) and long-term (after 1 year of age) outcome in patients with esophageal atresia and identify early predictive factors of morbidity in the first month of life. STUDY DESIGN Charts of children with esophageal atresia born January 1990 to May 2005 were reviewed. A complicated evolution was defined as the occurrence of at least 1 complication: severe gastroesophageal reflux, esophageal stricture requiring dilatations, recurrent fistula needing… CONTINUE READING