TITLE

Preserving the azygos vein when repairing esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula accompanied by interrupted inferior vena cava

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, William; Kogut, Kelly; Acherman, Ruben
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Pediatric Surgery International;Mar2014, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p345
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Report
ABSTRACT
This report describes an infant born with esophageal atresia, tracheoesophageal fistula, right-sided diaphragmatic hernia, and an interrupted inferior vena cava (IVC) that underwent successful repair. The report emphasizes the importance of diagnosing an interrupted IVC prior to tracheoesophageal repair.
ACCESSION #
94464943

 

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