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How do medications treat esophageal atresia?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Surgery is the only treatment for esophageal atresia. General anesthesia is used to put the baby to sleep during the procedure. Medications may be used after surgery to assist in the baby's recovery.

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