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Tracheoesophageal Fistula

Abnormal passage between the ESOPHAGUS and the TRACHEA, acquired or congenital, often associated with ESOPHAGEAL ATRESIA.
Also Known As:
Esophagotracheal Fistulas; Fistula, Esophagotracheal; Fistula, Tracheoesophageal; Fistulas, Esophagotracheal; Fistulas, Tracheoesophageal; Tracheoesophageal Fistulas; Esophagotracheal Fistula
Networked: 609 relevant articles (17 outcomes, 22 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Esophageal Atresia
2. Deglutition Disorders (Dysphagia)
3. Imperforate Anus
4. Airway Obstruction (Choking)
5. Pneumothorax

Experts

1. Snyder, Charles L: 5 articles (02/2008 - 03/2003)
2. Hembree, Mark J: 4 articles (07/2006 - 03/2003)
3. Gittes, George K: 4 articles (07/2006 - 03/2003)
4. Rothenberg, Steven S: 3 articles (07/2015 - 09/2005)
5. Tibboel, Dick: 3 articles (07/2012 - 01/2005)
6. Ostlie, Daniel J: 3 articles (02/2008 - 04/2004)
7. Sharp, Susan W: 3 articles (02/2008 - 02/2006)
8. Mehta, Sheilendra S: 3 articles (07/2006 - 04/2004)
9. Preuett, Barry L: 3 articles (07/2006 - 04/2004)
10. Casal, Roberto F: 2 articles (05/2015 - 06/2011)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Tracheoesophageal Fistula:
1. Familial duodenal atresiaIBA
2. Tracheal agenesisIBA
3. LyeIBA
4. Cisplatin (Platino)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)FDA LinkGeneric
6. VATER associationIBA
7. Congenital diaphragmatic herniaIBA
8. Hereditary renal agenesisIBA
07/01/2008 - "Pseudoprune-belly syndrome in vertebral abnormalities, anal atresia, cardiac abnormalities, tracheoesophageal fistula and/or esophageal atresia, renal agenesis and dysplasia, and limb defects association."
12/01/2011 - "The estimated survival probability was comparable to that reported from previous studies regarding individual defects including spina bifida, encephalocele, atrioventricular septal defects, tracheoesophageal fistula and esophageal atresia or stenosis, renal agenesis or dysgenesis, lower limb reduction, diaphragmatic hernia, abdominal wall defects, and Down syndrome. "
07/01/2011 - "Case groups included amniotic bands, craniosynostosis, gastroschisis, hypospadias, small intestinal defects, anorectal defects, limb reductions, omphalocele, cleft lip and/or palate, renal agenesis, and tracheoesophageal fistula. "
09/01/2008 - "Outcomes included a binary composite variable of any MCM and the following 8 individual malformations: spina bifida, diaphragmatic hernia, renal agenesis, other urogenital anomaly, tracheoesophageal fistula/esophageal atresia, omphalocele/gastroschisis, cardiac defect, and cleft lip/palate. "
01/01/2007 - "All children presenting with radial longitudinal deficiency, regardless of severity, require a renal ultrasound, echocardiogram, and complete blood count to evaluate the potential for associated systemic conditions; these include Fanconi's anemia, the Holt-Oram syndrome, and the VATER (vertebral anomalies, anal atresia, tracheoesophageal fistula, esophageal atresia, renal agenesis) syndrome or VACTERL (vertebral anomalies, anal atresia, cardiac abnormalities, tracheoesophageal fistula, renal agenesis, and limb defects) association. "
9. Anorectal atresiaIBA
10. Pepsin A (Pepsin)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Stents
2. Artificial Larynx (Voice Prosthesis)
3. Lasers (Laser)
4. Tracheostomy
5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)