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    Oesophageal Atresia

    Oesophageal Atresia

    What is oesophageal atresia (OA)? In a baby with oesophageal atresia (OA) the swallowing tube (oesophagus) fails to develop properly. The upper part of the oesophagus is completely blocked and the baby…

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    Nissen Fundoplication

    Nissen Fundoplication

    Why does gastro-oesophageal reflux occur? One of the main control mechanisms of the movement of food and fluids down the swallowing tube (oesophagus) is a valve at its lower end where it joins the stomach….

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    Inguinal Hernia Repair in Children

    Inguinal Hernia Repair in Children

    What is an inguinal hernia? An inguinal hernia is a swelling in the groin caused by contents in the tummy passing through a weakness between the muscle layers in the groin. Inguinal hernias are common….

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    Hydrocele Repair

    Hydrocele Repair

    Parent/Caregiver Information What is a hydrocele? A hydrocele is a scrotal swelling due to a collection of fluid around the testicle. It may affect one or both sides of the scrotum. What causes a hydrocele?…

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