Transl Pediatr 2021 Feb;10(2):454-458
Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA.
The previously unreported case of a child with an exceedingly rare amalgamation of complex defects, including truncus arteriosus (TA), double aortic arch (DAA), tracheoesophageal fistula, and choanal atresia is presented. First, on day-of-life (DOL) 2, with a joint effort involving Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, and Otolaryngology, division of tracheoesophageal fistula and repair of esophageal atresia, along with choanal atresia repair, was carried out. Via a right thoracotomy, the tracheoesophageal fistula, located medial to the azygous vein, was skeletonized and ligated. Read More