Esophageal lung resection and prosthesis placement in a preterm neonate

Abstract

This report describes a successful outcome in a preterm baby with an esophageal atresia and tracheo-esophageal fistula, who initially underwent a primary esophageal repair; but a persistent nonexpanding lung on the side of surgery led to further investigations. A further diagnosis of an esophageal lung resulted in pneumonectomy and prophylactic placement of… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.151556

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@inproceedings{Parida2015EsophagealLR, title={Esophageal lung resection and prosthesis placement in a preterm neonate}, author={Lalit Parida and Kamalesh Pal and Hussah A. Buainain and Khalid Umran Al-Umran}, booktitle={Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons}, year={2015} }