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Does on Table Extubation in Tracheo-oesophageal Fistula Babies Improve Survival Rates?" - A Retrospective Study
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.
Tracheo-Oesophageal Fistula, Mechanical Ventilation, Post-Operative Period, on Table Extubation, Survival, Pediatric Anesthesia.
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