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Pierre Robin Sequence

  • Udo RolleEmail author
  • Aranka Ifert
  • Robert Sader
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Abstract

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.

Keywords

Pierre Robin sequence Airway management Distraction osteogenesis Tracheostomy Stimulation plate 

Notes

Acknowledgments

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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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric UrologyGoethe University FrankfurtFrankfurtGermany
  2. 2.Carolinum, Institute of DentistryFrankfurtGermany
  3. 3.Department of Oral, Maxillofacial, and Plastic Facial SurgeryGoethe University FrankfurtFrankfurtGermany

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