Our study aims at disclosing epidemiology and most relevant clinical features of esophageal atresia (EA) pointing to a model of multicentre collaboration. Methods: A detailed questionnairewas sent to all Italian Units of pediatric surgery in order to collect data of patients born with EA between January and December 2012. The results were crosschecked by matching date and place of birth of the patients with those of diagnosis-related group provided by the Italian Ministry of Health (MOH).

A CROSS- SECTIONAL NATIONWIDE SURVEY ON ESOPHAGEAL ATRESIA AND TRACHEOESOPHAGEAL FISTULA

ESPOSITO, Agata Maria Concetta;VINCENZO DI BENEDETTO;S. LICCIARDI;
2015

Abstract

Our study aims at disclosing epidemiology and most relevant clinical features of esophageal atresia (EA) pointing to a model of multicentre collaboration. Methods: A detailed questionnairewas sent to all Italian Units of pediatric surgery in order to collect data of patients born with EA between January and December 2012. The results were crosschecked by matching date and place of birth of the patients with those of diagnosis-related group provided by the Italian Ministry of Health (MOH).
Esophageal atresia
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