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Health-related quality of life among children, young people and adults with esophageal atresia: a review of the literature and recommendations for future research.

Review article
Authors Michaela Dellenmark-Blom
John Chaplin
Vladimir Gatzinsky
Linus Jönsson
Kate Abrahamsson
Published in Quality of life research : an international journal of quality of life aspects of treatment, care and rehabilitation
Volume 24
Issue 10
Pages 2433-2445
ISSN 1573-2649
Publication year 2015
Published at Institute of Clinical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics
Pages 2433-2445
Language en
Keywords Esophageal atresia, Congenital malformation, Rare medical health condition, Quality of life, Health-related quality of life, Review
Subject categories Pediatrics


Esophageal atresia (EA) is a rare congenital malformation requisite of surgical treatment. Survival rates have significantly increased in recent decades, but treated children are at risk of chronic morbidity. This study aims to review the literature on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with EA and describe the questionnaires used.

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