Chapter 6. Oesophageal Atresia and Tracheo-Oesophageal Fistula

  1. John M. Hutson AO, BS, MD (Monash), MD, DSc (Melb), FRACS, FAAP (Hon) Chair of Paediatric Surgery General Surgeon and Urologist Professor of Paediatric Surgery1,2,
  2. Michael O'Brien MB, BCh, BAO, PhD, FRCSI (Paed), FRACS (Paed) Paediatric Urologist3,
  3. Alan A. Woodward MBBS, FRCS, FRACS General Surgeon and Urologist3 and
  4. Spencer W. Beasley MBChB (Otago), MS (Melb), FRACS Professor of Paediatric Surgery4

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch6

Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition

Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Hutson, J. M., O'Brien, M., Woodward, A. A. and Beasley, S. W. (eds) (2009) Oesophageal Atresia and Tracheo-Oesophageal Fistula, in Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  3. 3

    Department of Paediatric Urology, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  4. 4

    Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162678

Online ISBN: 9781444300109

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Keywords:

  • oesophageal atresia effect on infant;
  • oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula;
  • oesophageal atresia and associated abnormality frequencies;
  • diagnosis before feeding;
  • oesophageal atresia and newborn infant drooling;
  • multiple malformation associations with oesophageal atresia;
  • tracheomalacia and gastro-oesophageal reflux in oesophageal atresia;
  • oesophageal anastomosis leak and surgery complications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathophysiology

  • Antenatal diagnosis

  • Early diagnosis

  • Preoperative investigation

  • Treatment

  • Anatomical variations

  • Special problems

  • Complications of surgery

  • Prognosis

  • Further reading