Esophageal Coupling Rings
Esophageal atresia with tracheal esophageal fitula occurs in approximately 1 in 1500-5000 newborns. This is a congenital defect in which the esophagus does not form a continuous connection to the stomach and instead ends in a pouch. Without treatme nt, the condition is fatal. Current treatments involve extensive surgery which can have lifelong effects on the patient and a significant mortality risk. Described within is a novel method and device that could be used as a minimally invasive metho d for repairing pediatric atresia.
Categories: Healthcare, Medical Devices
Type of Offer:
« More Healthcare Patents« More Medical Devices Patents