- •What is currently known about this topic? There are no detailed reports of significant complications following magnamosis for esophageal atresia beyond anastomotic strictures.
- •What new information is contained in this article? We propose the following inclusion criteria and considerations for magnamosis: an esophageal gap truly less than four centimeters off tension with standardized measurement, cautious use with a history of prior esophageal surgery, no associated tracheobronchomalacia or great vessel anomaly that would benefit from concurrent repair, and ideally to be used in centers equipped to manage potential complications.
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Abbreviations:LGEA (long gap esophageal atresia), EA (esophageal atresia), TEF (tracheoesophageal fistula), TBM (tracheobronchomalacia), ALTE (apparent life-threatening event), GVA (great vessel anomaly)
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