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Certificate validity: 23 Oct 2013 - Oct 2015

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Date of initial review:

15 Aug 2013

Certificate validity:

23 Oct 2013 - Oct 2015

Date of last visit:

21 Dec 2013
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Frédéric Armand is the EAT Board member responsible for the EAT web site and social networking. Frédéric is the currently chairman (and one of the co-founders) of the French EA support group AFAO.
Frédéric is the father of two boys, one of whom was born with with long gap EA.
He is a Biology teacher and lives in Paris.

(17 Aug 2013) - Link

This site does not provide medical advice. It cannot be used to make, confirm, or treat a medical diagnosis, or condition. If you have questions or concerns about EA, you should contact your physician or surgeon.

(17 Aug 2013) - Link

EAT will respect the confidentiality and the intellectual property of all and any information contained within, or referred to by, this website. EAT is committed to comply with the respective data protection legislation of the EU and/or of the countries represented by its member associations.
EAT does not retain any personal information about you, except when you are requested to provide information, such as when you make contact with EAT through this website. Any such personal information will be used only to identify and the information will not be shared with any other individual or organisation unless with your express permission.
Each time the EAT website is visited, some basic technical data is collected. This is used so that EAT can understand better where its visitors come from, how long they stay on the website and what aspects of the EAT website are viewed. However we do not know the identities of or any other personal detail related to these website visitors. The EAT website does not make use of ‘cookies’.
Please note that EAT cannot be held responsible for the privacy policies of any links to websites external to the we-are-eat.org domain.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss and misuse of the information contained within it. These measures are the responsibility of our hosting company.

(17 Aug 2013) - Link

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Kovesi T, Rubin S. Long-term complications of congenital esophageal atresia and/or tracheoesophageal fistula. Chest. 2004 Sep;126(3):915-25.
URL: journal.publications.chestnet.org/article.aspx?articleid=1082748
Kovesi T. Long-term respiratory complications of congenital esophageal atresia with or without tracheoesophageal fistula: an update. Dis Esophagus. 2013 May-Jun;26(4):413-6.
URL: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23679034
Shaw-Smith C. Genetic factors in esophageal atresia, tracheo-esophageal fistula and the VACTERL association: roles for FOXF1 and the 16q24.1 FOX transcription factor gene cluster, and review of the literature. Eur J Med Genet. 2010 Jan-Feb;53(1):6-URL: Shaw-Smith C. Genetic factors in esophageal atresia, tracheo-esophageal fistula and the VACTERL association: roles for FOXF1 and the 16q24.1 FOX transcription factor gene cluster, and review of the literature. Eur J Med Genet. 2010 Jan-Feb;53(1):6-13
URL: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2809919/

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last modification : 20/10/2013

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

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Funding sources
We-are-eat.org has been funded with support from Covidien, a major global healthcare products company. This support has any influence over we-are-eat.org content.
Annual hosting fees are paid by EAT.

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