Pediatric Surgery

How should esophagitis in esophageal atresia patients be recognized and treated?

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Stay Current and APSA continue their work together in this series! In these videos, we will discuss need-to-know articles selected by different APSA committees. In this video, Dr. Robert Ricca from the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, representing the APSA Outcomes Committee, discusses a new article in Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. The article describes a cohort of over 300 patients who underwent endoscopic surveillance for esophagitis for several years after their surgery. They also evaluated potential risk factors and treatments for esophagitis in these patients. Watch the video to learn their results! And read the article for yourself here:

https://journals.lww.com/jpgn/Fulltext/2019/08000/Esophagitis_in_Pediatric_Esophageal_Atresia__Acid.7.aspx