Flashcards in Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal fistula Deck (12):
What is the most common type of tracheoesophageal fistula?
Type C, 85% (proximal EA, with distal TEF)
What is the second most common EA/TEF abnormality?
PUre EA without TEF
What is the most common abnormalities are associated with EA/TEF?
VACTERL (vertebral,anal,cardiac,TE, renal, limb abnormalities)
During what gestational period are the esophagus and trachea a common diverticulum of the primitive foregut?
4th week (At 22 to 24 days of gestation)
What are common fetal US findings in babies with a pure EA?
Polyhydraminos, a blind ending esophageal pouch and a small/absent gastric bubble.
How do newborns with EA/TEF usually present?
Drooling, and excessive salivation, coughing, choking or regurgitation with feeding.
What percentage of patients will have an anastomotic leak postoperatively?
Motility studies in a patient with a history of EA/TEF?
Often shows discoordinated esophageal contraction or an immobile segment of esophagus.
Percentage of dysphagia in adult patients with h/o of EA/TEF
Strictures may form in up to what percentage of patients with EA/TEF?
What condition is seen in 50% of patients with EA/TEF?