EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.28, no.6, pp.534-538, 2018 (SCI-Expanded)
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EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
esophageal atresia, tracheoesophageal fistula, chewing disorders, chewing function, FEEDING DIFFICULTIES, CEREBRAL-PALSY, COMPLICATIONS, DEGLUTITION, PROTOCOL, GROWTH
Hacettepe University Affiliated:
Introduction Feeding problems are common in children with esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula (EA-TEF); however, chewing disorders, which may cause inability to intake solid food, have not been evaluated. Therefore, we aimed to evaluate the chewing function in children with repaired EA-TEF.