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

Authors

  • Anko Antabak University hospital centre Zagreb, Department of Surgery, Pediatric surgery
  • Tomislav Luetic University hospital centre Zagreb, Department of Surgery, Pediatric surgery
  • Drago Caleta Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Centre Zagreb
  • Ivan Romic Clinical University Centre Zagreb, Department of Surgery

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47338/jns.v3.100

Keywords:

Tracheoesophageal fistula, H-type fistula, Bronchoscopy, Guidewire

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.

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Author Biographies

Anko Antabak, University hospital centre Zagreb, Department of Surgery, Pediatric surgery

Professor, M.D., Ph.D

Drago Caleta, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Centre Zagreb

M.D.

Ivan Romic, Clinical University Centre Zagreb, Department of Surgery

University hospital centre Zagreb, Department of Surgery

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Published

2014-06-30

How to Cite

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Antabak A, Luetic T, Caleta D, Romic I. H-type Tracheoesophageal Fistula in a Newborn: Determining the Exact Position of Fistula by Intra-operative Guidewire Placement. J Neonatal Surg [Internet]. 2014Jun.30 [cited 2021Mar.3];3(3):J Neonat Surg. 2014; 3(3):36. Available from: https://jneonatalsurg.com/ojs/index.php/jns/article/view/100

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