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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2011, Article ID 527323, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/527323
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A New Technique in Primary Repair of Congenital Esophageal Atresia Preventing Anastomotic Stricture Formation and Describing the Opening Condition of Blind Pouch: Plus (“+”) Incision

1Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Yuzuncu Yil Medical Faculty, 65300 Van, Turkey
2Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Yuzuncu Yil Medical Faculty, 65300 Van, Turkey

Received 6 December 2010; Accepted 26 February 2011

Academic Editor: Pere Clave

Copyright © 2011 Mehmet Melek and Ufuk Cobanoglu. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Pieralba Catalano, Maria Rita Di Pace, Anna Maria Caruso, Sergio Salerno, Marcello Cimador, and Enrico De Grazia, “A simple technique of oblique anastomosis can prevent stricture formation in primary repair of esophageal atresia,” Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol. 47, no. 9, pp. 1767–1771, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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