Abi was born deaf, with chronic lung disease, a hole in her heart and a tracheoesophageal fistula - a rare birth defect connecting her foodpipe and windpipe.
What does TEF stand for?
TEF stands for Tracheoesophageal Fistula
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We have 121 other meanings of TEF in our Acronym Attic
- Thermoelectric Freezer
- Threat Evaluation Function
- Time-Energy-Frequency (acoustics)
- Toilet Extract Fan
- Tonnes of Equivalent Fuel
- Top Entry Flanged (ball type valves)
- Total Equipment Failure
- Tourism and Environment Forum (Scotland, UK)
- Toxicity Equivalency Factor
- Trace Elements in Food (symposium)
- Trailing Edge Flap
- Transcriptional Enhancer Factor
- Transfert Electronique de Fonds (French: Electronic Funds Transfer)
- Transient Energy Function
- Transportation Enhancement Fund (various locations)
- Transverse Electric Field
- Tritium Extraction Facility
- Thermic Effect of Food within 150 min
- Tanzania Environmental Friendly Association (est. 2009)
- Technology Education Federation of Australia
Samples in periodicals archive:
The combination of all the clinico-radiographic findings made VACTERL association (VA) (Vertebral anomalies, Anal atresia, Cardiac defects, Tracheoesophageal fistula and/or Esophageal atresia, Renal anomalies and Limb defects) the most likely diagnosis.
Thyroid transcription factor-1 expression in the human neonatal tracheoesophageal fistula.
Five patients had Down syndrome and one patient had VATER (vertebral defects, anal atresia, tracheoesophageal fistula and radial-renal dysplasia) association, while four children were described as babies with undefined syndromes.
Rheumatol 2009;36:635-41) with VACTERL anomalies, which include vertebral anomalies, anal atresia, cardiac defects, tracheoesophageal fistula, renal anomalies, and limb abnormalities.
A tracheoesophageal fistula is an incomplete differentiation of the trachea and the esophagus in-utero.
Extrarenal anomalies associated with horseshoe kidney include congenital heart defects (such as ventricular septal defect and coarctation), central nervous system disorders (such as hydrocephalus and meningomyelocele), and various other gastrointestinal anomalies (such as omphalocele, tracheoesophageal fistula, and duodenal stenosis).
PMH was remarkable for tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) repair in the newborn period, dextrocardia, and asthma.