H-type Tracheoesophageal Fistula in a Newborn: Determining the Exact Position of Fistula by Intra-operative Guidewire Placement

Anko Antabak, Tomislav Luetic, Drago Caleta, Ivan Romic

Abstract


H-type tracheoesophageal fistula is a rare congenital anomaly that is seldom diagnosed in the neonatal age. Documenting it and then locating it at surgery are both difficult. A case is presented to highlight the diagnostic and therapeutic utility of trans-fistula guidewire placement.


Keywords


Tracheoesophageal fistula, H-type fistula, Bronchoscopy, Guidewire

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21699/jns.v3i3.137

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