Prophylactic Treatment with Proton Pump Inhibitors in Children Operated on for Oesophageal Atresia

European Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 04/26/2012

The incidence of anastomotic stricture following repair for esophageal atresia remains high also after introduction of proton pump inhibitor (PPI). The results cannot support that prophylactic treatment with PPI prevent anastomotic stricture formation.

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