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Esophageal Atresia Summary

Description: Congenital abnormality characterized by the lack of full development of the ESOPHAGUS that commonly occurs with TRACHEOESOPHAGEAL FISTULA. Symptoms include excessive SALIVATION; GAGGING; CYANOSIS; and DYSPNEA.

Also Known As: Atresias, Esophageal; Esophageal Atresias; Atresia, Esophageal

Networked: 594 relevant articles (15 outcomes, 43 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Esophageal Atresia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Familial duodenal atresia : 1 outcome 2 studies in 35 results : IBA
  2. Methimazole (Thiamazole) : 1 outcome in 10 results : FDA 9 Generic
  3. Tracheal agenesis : 1 outcome in 8 results : IBA
  4. Lye : 1 outcome in 7 results : IBA
  5. Cosmetics : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  6. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin) : 9 studies in 28 results : FDA 12 Generic
  7. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia : 5 studies in 50 results : IBA
  8. Anorectal atresia : 3 studies in 16 results : IBA
  9. VACTERL association : 2 studies in 31 results : IBA
  10. VATER association : 2 studies in 18 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Esophageal Atresia

  1. Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  2. Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  3. Fistula
  4. Diaphragmatic Hernia
  5. Umbilical Hernia (Omphalocele)
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Key Therapies for Esophageal Atresia

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  1. Fundoplication : 3 outcomes 1 study in 20 results
  2. Gastrostomy : 1 outcome 2 studies in 48 results
  3. Neonatal Intensive Care : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results
  4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results
  5. Thoracotomy : 1 outcome in 44 results
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