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Unilateral pulmonary agenesis, esophageal atresia, and distal tracheoesophageal fistula.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7847978     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A small-for-gestational-age, premature infant with the combination of unilateral pulmonary agenesis, esophageal atresia, and distal tracheoesophageal fistula was treated successfully by early gastrostomy and delayed fistula division with esophagoesophagostomy. Only 2 other successfully treated cases have been reported previously. Both were full-term infants treated with early division of the tracheoesophageal fistula and esophagoesophagostomy. Gestational age, size, and associated medical problems need to be considered when planning operative therapy for these babies.
K M Steadland; M R Langham; M A Greene; C E Bagwell; D W Kays; J L Talbert
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1995 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-03-09     Completed Date:  1995-03-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  511-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville 32610-0286.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple
Diseases in Twins
Esophageal Atresia / genetics,  surgery*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Infant, Small for Gestational Age
Lung / abnormalities*
Tracheoesophageal Fistula / congenital*,  genetics,  surgery

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