Tracheoesophageal fistula and esophageal atresia repair

TEF repair; Esophageal atresia repair

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

Tracheoesophageal fistula repair - series

The trachea and esophagus run next to each other through the chest cavity. The esophagus connects to the stomach, and carries food and saliva to the stomach. The trachea connects to the lungs and carries air to the lungs.

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Why the Procedure Is Performed

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