atresia

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atresia

[ə′trē·zhə]
(medicine)
Imperforation or closure of a natural orifice or passage of the body.
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Congenital tracheoesophageal fistula without esophageal atresia.
Babies with esophageal atresia cannot feed normally and they require a feeding tube until surgery can be performed to attach the esophagus to the stomach.
Anastomotic leakage after esophageal atresia repair is one of the most severe and common complications.
Simple technique for proximal pouch mobilization and circular myotomy in cases of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula," Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol.
Quan L, Smith DW The VATER association: Vertebral defects, anal atresia, tracheoesophageal fistula with esophageal atresia, radial dysplasia.
Koop's tong experience with esophageal atresia Led to his involvement in the "Baby Doe" case (in which a newborn with the condition was allowed to die, untreated).
In more than 50% of cases it is associated with other congenital anomalies, including trisomy 21 (30% to 40%), anorectal malformation, esophageal atresia, and congenital heart disease.
The case with double outlet right ventricle and esophageal atresia was admitted to the NICU until stabilization was achieved.
All had severe gastroesophageal reflux secondary to esophageal atresia and had received proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy at a mean dosage of 2.
Oh and by the way, he has a history of tracheoesophageal fistula, subglottal stenosis, and esophageal atresia.
They focused on babies born between 1997 and 2003 with one of seven birth defects: diaphragmatic hernia, esophageal atresia, intestinal atresia, anorectal atresia, neural tube defects, omphalocele, and limb reduction.

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