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F Hernández, S Rivas, L F Avila, A L Luis, L Martínez, L Lassaletta, F J Murcia, J A Tovar
INTRODUCTION: When primary anastomosis is not feasible in esophageal atresia esophageal replacement is one of the possible options. We report our experience with this approach in patients with long-gap esophageal atresia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: From 1991 to 2002 we treated 50 children with esophageal atresia. Nine required esophageal replacement because of long-gaps. Six were boys and three girls. Six had isolated atresia, and three had regular atresia with TEF...
July 2003: Cirugía Pediátrica: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Pediátrica
M Ojeda, C de la Rosa, M Campuzano, M Ramírez Mata, J Elizondo
1. Esophageal achalasia is a rare disease of unknown origin that occurs with the same frequency in both sexes. 2. During the preoperative workup as well as the postoperative time the following studies should be performed: upper GI series, esophageal manometry and endoscopy with biopsy. 3. In most instances conservative treatment with dilations only provides temporal relief of the symptoms and moreover, is not exempt from complications; it should be employed only in incipient achalasia, in patients who refuse to be operated upon and in those whose general conditions make surgery inadvisable...
January 1978: Revista de Gastroenterología de México
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