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Does on Table Extubation in Tracheo-oesophageal Fistula Babies Improve Survival Rates?" - A Retrospective Study


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1 JJM Medical College, Davangere, India

Tracheo-oesophageal fistula (TOF) is a congenital anomaly with an incidence of 2.55 to 2.82 in 10000 livebirths. Majority of new born babies with TOF require post-operative mechanical ventilator support which contributes to sepsis and increased mortality. With advancement in paediatric anaesthesia, surgical technique, and NICU care the survival rates of TOF can be significantly increased.

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Tracheo-Oesophageal Fistula, Mechanical Ventilation, Post-Operative Period, on Table Extubation, Survival, Pediatric Anesthesia.
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Satish S. Hadimani
JJM Medical College, Davangere, India
B. R. Uma
JJM Medical College, Davangere, India

Abstract


Tracheo-oesophageal fistula (TOF) is a congenital anomaly with an incidence of 2.55 to 2.82 in 10000 livebirths. Majority of new born babies with TOF require post-operative mechanical ventilator support which contributes to sepsis and increased mortality. With advancement in paediatric anaesthesia, surgical technique, and NICU care the survival rates of TOF can be significantly increased.

Keywords


Tracheo-Oesophageal Fistula, Mechanical Ventilation, Post-Operative Period, on Table Extubation, Survival, Pediatric Anesthesia.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FFP027