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Mind the gap: delayed diagnosis of oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula due to passage of a nasogastric tube
  1. Giampiero Soccorso,
  2. Richard J England,
  3. Prasad P Godbole,
  4. Ross M Fisher,
  5. Sean S Marven
  1. Paediatric Surgical Unit, Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK
  1. Correspondence to G Soccorso, Paediatric Surgical Unit, Sheffield Children Hospital NHS Trust, Western bank, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10 2TH, UK; giampsoccorso{at}

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