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Figure 5. Tracheoscopy: upper and lower coexisting TEFs

Endoscopic Airway Evaluation in Congenital Tracheoesophageal Fistula. Pediatric airway endoscopy

Abstract: Introduction. The communication between the trachea and esophagus is called tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF). It can occurs as a congenital  malformation (0.025-0.05%) (in particular related to the esophageal atresia) or can occurs as an acquired pathology. Endoscopic evaluation is the gold standard for the diagnosis of TEF and must be performed, in presence of symptoms […]

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