Case Based Journal Review: Esophageal Atresia in 2022
August 2, 2022
Dr. José Campos is back, this time helping us review some of the latest literature on the diagnosis and management of Esophageal Atresia in children. In this podcast, we're reviewing a typical case with Dr. Todd Ponsky and incorporating literature from the last few years.

Hosts: Rod Gerardo, Ellen Encisco and Em Tombash

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Articles if you want to follow along;

Lal DR, Gadepalli SK, Downard CD, Ostlie DJ, Minneci PC, Swedler RM, Chelius TH, Cassidy L, Rapp CT, Billmire D, Bruch S, Burns RC, Deans KJ, Fallat ME, Fraser JD, Grabowski J, Hebel F, Helmrath MA, Hirschl RB, Kabre R, Kohler J, Landman MP, Leys CM, Mak GZ, Raque J, Rymeski B, Saito JM, St Peter SD, von Allmen D, Warner BW, Sato TT; Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. Challenging surgical dogma in the management of proximal esophageal atresia with distal tracheoesophageal fistula: Outcomes from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Jul;53(7):1267-1272. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.05.024. Epub 2017 Jun 1. PMID: 28599967.


LaRusso K, Joharifard S, Lakabi R, Nimer N, Shahi A, Kasasni SM, Lévesque D, Moreau B, Aspirot A, Laberge JM, Faure C, Emil S. Effect of transanastomotic feeding tubes on anastomotic strictures in patients with esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula: The Quebec experience. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Jan;57(1):41-44. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2021.09.014. Epub 2021 Sep 20. PMID: 34666898.


Anand S, Singh A, Krishnan N, Yadav DK. Whether prophylactic intraoperative chest drain insertion in esophageal atresia-tracheoesophageal fistula is an evidence-based practice or just a prejudice: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Aug;57(8):1554-1560. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2021.06.015. Epub 2021 Jul 8. PMID: 34284871.


Kainth D, Anand S, Singh A, Bajpai M. Impact of preservation of the azygos vein during surgical repair of esophageal atresia-tracheoesophageal fistula (EA-TEF): a systematic review and meta-analysis. Pediatr Surg Int. 2021 Aug;37(8):983-989. doi: 10.1007/s00383-021-04913-2. Epub 2021 Apr 27. PMID: 33907863.

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