Revisional Foregut Surgery in the Pediatric Patient

  • I. Thomas Cohen
  • Natalie M. Lopyan
  • Jessica Ann Cutler
  • Roukaya Hassanein


Revisional foregut surgery for the pediatric patient is relatively uncommon when compared to the adult patient population. Early recognition of the presenting signs and symptoms in the neonate, infant, or child may ultimately allow for nonoperative management of unplanned outcomes. Nonetheless, the surgeon ought to be prepared to manage the rare operative complications. The following chapter will detail the six most commonly performed foregut operations for the pediatric population and their respective morbidities requiring revisional surgery.


Tracheoesophageal fistula Achalasia Gastric fundoplication Gastrostomy tube Pyloromyotomy Duodenal atresia Pediatric surgery 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Thomas Cohen
    • 1
  • Natalie M. Lopyan
    • 2
  • Jessica Ann Cutler
    • 2
  • Roukaya Hassanein
    • 2
  1. 1.Section of Pediatric Surgery, Monmouth Medical Center, Department of SurgeryLong BranchUSA
  2. 2.Monmouth Medical Center, Department of SurgeryLong BranchUSA

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