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The esophagus, which is the tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach, can become narrowed and cause swallowing difficulty. Causes of this narrowing include stricture formation, usually after surgery, allergies, or even injury from caustic substances. Dilatation is when a high-pressure balloon is inserted into the esophagus and inflated to open up these narrowed portions.
Our pediatric surgical experts perform advanced esophageal procedures, including anti-reflux surgery and peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM).
Esotropia and exotropia are types of strabismus, which is a condition in which the eyes are not properly aligned. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for esotropia and exotropia.
Ewing sarcoma is a rare group of cancers that usually occur in the bone, but can also occur in soft tissue. Learn more about this condition.
Exstrophy of the bladder is when a baby’s bladder has grown inside out and is sticking through the wall of the belly (abdomen).
ECMO is a modified form of heart and lung bypass used on a temporary basis, and an alternative to conventional methods of life support.
Extra-esophageal reflux disease (EERD) is like gastroesophageal reflux disease but the symptoms appear outside the stomach and esophagus. Learn more about this condition.