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Chapter-10 Neonatal Surgery

BOOK TITLE: Hutchison's Paediatrics

Author
1. Gupta Devendra K
2. Sharma Shilpa
ISBN
9788184485868
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10367_10
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2009
Pages
24
Author Affiliations
1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi, India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India
2. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Dr RML Hospital, PhD Scholar, All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi, India, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Dr RML Hospital, PhD Scholar, All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delh, India, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences and DR RML Hospital, New Delhi, India, 416 Administration Block, PGIMER, Dr RML Hospital, Baba Kharg Singh Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi, India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 280, Deepali Enclave Pitampura, Delhi -110034, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, (AIIMS), New Delhi, India
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Abstract

This chapter deals with the surgical neonate and describes the common anomalies seen in newborns. With the rising trend of antenatal diagnosis, the management starts with antenatal counseling and preparation for the surgical treatment in the neonatal age. The conditions needing immediate attention include congenital diaphragmatic hernia and oesophageal atresia. The gastro intestinal conditions like Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, Malrotation, Hirschsprung’s disease and Anorectal malformations are discussed. The paediatric neurosurgical lesions like neural Tube Defects and hydrocephalus are discussed in detail with pathogenesis and management of complications.

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