European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 163, Issue 10, pp 624–625

Prognostic factors for mortality of oesophageal atresia patients: Waterston revived

  • Jacqueline A. Deurloo
  • Rien de Vos
  • Seine Ekkelkamp
  • Hugo A. Heij
  • Daniel C. Aronson
Short Report

References

  1. 1.
    Choudhury SR, Ashcraft KW, Sharp RJ, Murphy JP, Snyder CL, Sigalet DL (1999) Survival of patients with esophageal atresia: influence of birth weight, cardiac anomaly, and late respiratory complications. J Pediatr Surg 34: 70–73CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Deurloo JA, Ekkelkamp S, Schoorl M, Heij HA, Aronson DC (2001) Esophageal atresia: historical evolution of management and results in 371 patients. Ann Thorac Surg 73: 268–272Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Rokitansky AM, Kolankaya VA, Seidl S, Mayr J, Bichler B, Schreiner W, Engels M, Horcher E, Lischka A, Menardi G (1993) Recent evaluation of prognostic risk factors in esophageal atresia—a multicenter review of 223 cases. Eur J Pediatr Surg 3: 196–201PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Spitz L, Kiely EM, Morecroft JA, Drake DP (1994) Oesophageal atresia: at-risk groups for the 1990s. J Pediatr Surg 29: 723–725CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Waterston DJ, Bonham Carter RE, Aberdeen E (1962) Oesophageal atresia: tracheo-oesophageal fistula. A study of survival in 218 infants. Lancet 1: 819–822CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacqueline A. Deurloo
    • 1
  • Rien de Vos
    • 2
  • Seine Ekkelkamp
    • 1
  • Hugo A. Heij
    • 1
  • Daniel C. Aronson
    • 1
  1. 1.Paediatric Surgical Centre of Amsterdam (Emma Children’s Hospital AMC and VU Medical Centre)Amsterdam The Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Clinical Epidemiology and BiostatisticsAcademic Medical CentreAmsterdam The Netherlands

Personalised recommendations