tracheoesophageal


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tra·che·o·e·soph·a·ge·al

(trā'kē-ō-ē-sof'ă-jē'ăl),
Relating to the trachea and the esophagus.
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tracheoesophageal

(trā′kē-ō′ĭ-sŏf′ə-jē′əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the trachea and the esophagus.
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tra·che·o·e·soph·a·ge·al

(trā'kē-ō-ē-sof-ā'jē-ăl)
Relating to the trachea and the esophagus.
Synonym(s): tracheo-oesophageal.
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Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula (EA/TEF) Child and Family Support Connection.
Tracheoesophageal fistulas are characterized by the presence of an abnormal relationship between the respiration and the digestive tract.
CT scan showed a suspicious tracheoesophageal fistula at the arcus aorta level.
In the literature, severe complications are reported resulting from missed diagnoses like cerebral insult due to vascular lesion [2] and compression of the trachea [3], the subclavian vessels [4], and the brachial plexus [5]; also, fatalities are documented due to a tracheoesophageal fistula [6].
Tracheoesophageal puncture with voice prosthesis placement is the gold standard for voice restoration following total laryngectomy [1].
These malformations can be integrated within the framework of a VACTERL and must trigger the verification of other malformations including cardiovascular and tracheoesophageal malformations.
(b) Step 1: suture of the tracheoesophageal fistula, dissection of the proximal esophageal pouch from the trachea, and separation of the neoesophageal tube from the trachea.
Association with skeletal (radial club hand, hemivertebrae, spina bifida, scoliosis, and congenital hip dislocation), cardiopulmonary, and gastrointestinal anomalies (imperforate anus and esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula) [10], along with various genetic syndromes, has been also described [9].
Vertebral defects, cardiac defects, esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula, radial agenesis, upper limb defects and anomalies of the central nervous system can also be found with sirenomelia.
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