Surgical experience in infants with the VATER association.

  title={Surgical experience in infants with the VATER association.},
  author={Thomas R. Weber and Warren H. Smith and Jay L. Grosfeld},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={15 6},
The surgical experience in 30 infants with the VATER association of multiple congenital anomalies is detailed. These infants can be satisfactorily managed by a thorough multisystem (cardiac, renal, digestive, orthopedic) evaluation, well planned operative therapy, and sophisticated neonatal intensive care. Survival was achieved in 77% of patients. Satisfactory growth and development and few longterm complications have been observed in this complicated group of infants. These data indicate that… CONTINUE READING


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