Four cancer cases after esophageal atresia repair: Time to start screening the upper gastrointestinal tract
Floor WT Vergouwe, Marco J Bruno, Manon CW Spaander, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam 3000 CA, Netherlands
Floor WT Vergouwe, Hanneke IJsselstijn, René MH Wijnen, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Erasmus MC University Medical Center - Sophia Children's Hospital, Rotterdam 3000 CB, Netherlands
Madeleine Gottrand, Department of Pediatrics, Jeanne de Flandre Children’s Hospital - Univ. Lille, CHU Lille, Lille 59000, France
Bas PL Wijnhoven, Department of Surgery, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam 3000 CA, Netherlands
Guillaume Piessen, Department of Digestive and Oncological Surgery, Claude Huriez Hospital - Univ. Lille, CHU Lille, Lille 59000, France
Author contributions: Vergouwe FWT, Gottrand M, Wijnhoven BPL and Piessen G collected clinical data; Vergouwe FWT, IJsselstijn H and Spaander MCW designed the manuscript; Vergouwe FWT, IJsselstijn H and Spaander MCW interpreted the data and drafted the manuscript; Gottrand M, Wijnhoven BPL, Piessen G, Bruno MJ and Wijnen RMH interpreted the data and critically revised the manuscript; all authors gave their final approval of the version of the article to be published.
Informed consent statement: Informed consent was waived since all handling to the subjects was part of standard clinical care.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.
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Correspondence to: Manon CW Spaander, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, P.O. Box 2040, Rotterdam 3000 CA, Netherlands. email@example.com
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Received: October 26, 2017
Peer-review started: October 28, 2017
First decision: November 22, 2017
Revised: December 4, 2017
Accepted: January 24, 2018
Article in press: January 24, 2018
Published online: March 7, 2018