oa South African Medical Journal - Successful management of oesophageal atresia type IIIa by oesophageal stretching - a case report
|Article Title||Successful management of oesophageal atresia type IIIa by oesophageal stretching - a case report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of Natal, Durban|
|Publication Date||Sep 1977|
|Pages||457 - 460|
|Keyword(s)||Case report, Oesophageal atresia type IIIa, Oesophageal stretching, Paediatric surgery and Successful management|
A case of oesophageal atresia type IIIa and anorectal agenesis is presented, in which stretching of the oesophagus resulted in successful delayed oesophageal anastomosis, thereby avoiding the need for colonic oesophageal replacement and thus greatly facilitating the repair of the anorectal agenesis.
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