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Volume 3, Issue 4 (Winter 2000)                   J Arak Uni Med Sci 2000, 3(4): 1-5 | Back to browse issues page

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Amyni M. Examination of Six Patients with Tracheo Esophageal Fistula (TEF). J Arak Uni Med Sci. 2000; 3 (4) :1-5
URL: http://jams.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-6635-en.html
School of Medicine, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran.
Abstract:   (379 Views)
The most prevalent anomaly of esophageal cutaneus atresia is TEF (Tracheo-Esophageal fistula). Prevalencec of this disease is 1 in 3000 to 1 in 4500 of births. Esophageal atresia probably is a distinctive a tresia. This disease is composed of: 1-Atresia with distal portion TEF(88.5%). 2-Atresia with proximal TEF(0.8%) 3-Atresia without TEF(7.7%)  4- TEF without atresia (4.2%)  5- Atresia with both proximal and distal TEF. About 50% of patients have anomalies together. Appearance of disease usually begins in birth. Apnea and cough when the neonatal feeding is occurring because of aspiration is appear in first hours of life. This study done as prospective and cross-sectional. All of the neonatals were studied from 1/3/2000 to 1/1/2000. Rate of survival was 83%. 83.3% percent of patients were mature and 16.6% were premature.
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Type of Study: Original Atricle | Subject: Pediatrics
Accepted: 2000/12/21

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