Pierre Robin sequence is a rare cause of neonatal airway obstruction considered to be “surgical,” and some of the affected patients truly require surgical procedures to achieve appropriate airway and nutritional management. The clinical presentation, diagnostics, and the subsequent conservative or surgical treatment of Pierre Robin syndrome will be described within the following chapter.
KeywordsPierre Robin sequence Airway management Distraction osteogenesis Tracheostomy Stimulation plate
This chapter has been adapted from a chapter in the following publication: Copyright © 2017 From Newborn Surgery by Prem Puri. Reproduced by permission of Taylor and Francis Group, LLC, a division of Informa plc.
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