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Table 2 Associated anomalies (multiple selections per patient possible)

From: Low gestational age is associated with less anastomotic complications after open primary repair of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula

ComorbidityNo. of all patients (n = 75)No. of patients < 34 GA (n = 20)No. of patients ≥ 34 GA (n = 55)P value
VACTERL16 (21.3%)2 (10%)14 (25.5%)0.0477
Vertebral4 (5.3%)0 (0%)4 (7.3%)0.0222
Cardiac (with hemodynamic relevance)18 (24%)2 (10%)16 (29%)0.0221
Anorectal7 (9.3%)0 (0%)7 (12.7%)0.0350
Renal13 (17.3%)3 (15%)10 (18.2%)0.3728
Limb3 (4%)0 (0%)3 (5.5%)0.0416
Chromosomal aberration2a (2.7%)0 (0%)2 (3.6%)0.0796
Other14 (18.7%)5 (25%)9 (16.4%)0.2222
  1. aOne patient (1.3%) was diagnosed with trisomy 21, one patient (1.3%) was diagnosed with a partial trisomy 18