cchmc-logo                                     Tracheoesophageal Fistula and Esophageal Atresia

TEF is an abnormal connection in one or more places between the esophagus (tube going from the throat to the stomach) and the trachea (tube going from the throat to the windpipe and lungs). These are normally two separate tubes that are not connected…

boston children hospital     Congenital Anomalies of the Esophagus and Trachea in Children

With esophageal atresia, your child’s esophagus does not form properly, resulting in two segments that don’t connect to each other. Since the esophagus is in two segments, liquid that a baby swallows cannot pass normally through the esophagus and reach the stomach…

m_logo                   Tracheoesophageal fistula and esophageal atresia repair

Tracheoesophageal fistula and esophageal atresia repair is surgery to repair two birth defects in the esophagus and trachea..

logo ea and tef                What is EA/ TEF?

Esophageal atresia (ea) is a birth defect (congenital anomaly) in which the esophagus, which connects the mouth to the stomach, is shortened and closed off (dead ended) at some point along its length…
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