Newborn Emergencies

  • Thomas J. Mancuso


Pyloric stenosis, esophageal atresia (EA) with tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF), congenital diaphragmatic hernia, omphalocele, and sacrococcygeal teratoma are among the emergency conditions discussed in the chapter. These conditions are used to illustrate important principles of emergent care of newborns in the perioperative period such as details regarding monitoring, positioning, ventilation, and pain management.


Pyloric stenosis Esophageal atresia Gastroschisis Omphalocele Congenital diaphragmatic hernia Sacrococcygeal teratoma Congenital lobar emphysema VATER association 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas J. Mancuso
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Critical Care Medicine and Pain MedicineBoston Children’s HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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