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Esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula: where can i get info?

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Dr. Roman Alvarez
Neonatology 43 years experience
Need Info.: Esophageal atresia and tracheo-esophageal fistulas are unfortunately frequently seen in my practice. The best source of information regarding these entities for a non medical individual would be a google search.
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Dr. Charles Breaux
Pediatric Surgery 41 years experience
3 websites: From national library of medicine (nlm) & national institutes of heath (nih): http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000961.Htm from wikipedia: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/esophageal_atresia from ea/tef family support connection: http://www.Eatef.Org/.
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A 40-year-old member asked:

What is the difference between an esophageal atresia and a tracheoesophageal fistula?

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Dr. Faisal Qureshi
Pediatric Surgery 30 years experience
Teacheal Connection: Developmental problems of the esophagus an lead to atresia with or without abnormal connection to the trachea. The most common type is a separation of he upper and lower separation wih the lower part connected to the trachea. Occasionally the esophagus is not separated but therer is an abnormal connection to the trachea.
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