Esophageal Fistula Scoping

Pediatric Surgery
Dr. Todd Ponsky introduces the seminar coveringcomplexities in the management of Tracheal Esophageal Fistula (TEF). Points of interest will include discussion around the "unsalvageable esophagus" and diagnosis of TEF. Dr. Michael Rutter,Pediatric Otolaryngologist atCincinnati Children's Hospital, introduced the panel members and begins the event with adiscussion on trachealesophagealfistulas (aspiration). Dr. Rutter presents many esophageal fistula cases for interactive discussion amongst panel members.The session is closed with a discussion of theunsalvageable esophagus and tracheal pouches.