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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: November 2019

Chapter 20 - Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula


In this chapter, the critical pediatric topics of esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula are reviewed. The diagnosis and pathophysiology and variants of tracheoesophageal fistula are discussed. The author covers the associated anomalies and syndromes often present in patients with tracheoesophageal fistula diagnoses. The preoperative evaluation, anesthetic implications and regional anesthetic considerations are presented.