Presents practical, practice-enhancing tools including pre-diagnosis management information for the initial treatment and relief of symptoms.With transpleural repairs, serious empyema may occur; therefore, management consists of cervical esophagostomy, distal esophageal closure, ... while eating, and vomiting are other common long-term postoperative medical problems that occurred in 50% of children at 7 years of age in one series. ... Respiratory function testing may be beneficial for all infants after tracheoesophageal fistula repair.
|Title||:||Gellis & Kagan's Current Pediatric Therapy|
|Author||:||Fredric David Burg, Julie R. Ingelfinger, Anne A. Gershon, Richard Alan Polin|
|Publisher||:||W B Saunders Company - 2002|