The management of premature, very low birth weight infants with esophageal atresia and tracheo-esophageal fistula complicated by respiratory insufficiency is still challenging. We present a case of a premature, very low weight infant in whom we used a technique of temporary gastric banding to control the air leak through the fistula.
- Esophageal atresia
- Respiratory insufficiency
- Respiratory distress syndrome
- TRACHEOESOPHAGEAL FISTULA
- MECHANICAL VENTILATION