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From: Postoperative morbidity and health-related quality of life in children with delayed reconstruction of esophageal atresia: a nationwide Swedish study

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Presentation of the Swedish follow-up program at a tertiary pediatric surgical center for children born with esophageal atresia. The visits include a check-up and multidisciplinary monitoring of digestive and airway problems, growth, development of winged-scapula and scoliosis. At 1 and 15 years of age, patients are at a minimum offered physiological examination of the esophagus (e.g. 24-Hour pH-Impedance, gastroscopy with biopsy and at 15 years, test of the airways (e.g. spirometry) and exercise bicycle test

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