Anesthetic management of trachea esophageal fistula posted for thoracotomy and gastrostomy
Keywords:Tracheoesophageal fistula, Oesophageal atresia, Neonate
Tracheoesophageal fistula and oesophageal atresia are a surgical emergency, presenting during first week of extrauterine life they are usually associated with other congenital anomalies. They are usually complicated due to aspiration of gastric contents leading to pneumonia and respiratory distress. Ligation of fistula and reconstructive anastomosis of the ends of oesophagus is mainstay of treatment. Anaesthesia and skill of anaesthesiologist during pre, intra and post operative periods plays the key role in successful treatment and survival of neonate.
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