(5) Repeated episodes of pneumonitis, pulmonary infection and abdominal
distention may be present.
Catheter passed through the nose meets an obstruction.
(1) Tracheoesophageal fistula and esophageal atresia requires surgical
correction and are usually considered a surgical emergency.
(2) The type of surgical procedure and when it is performed depends on
the nature of the anomaly, the patient's general condition, and the presence of
coexisting congenital defects.
e. Postoperative complications.
(a) Recurrent fistulas.
(b) Esophageal mobility dysfunction.
(d) Recurrent bronchitis.
Failure to thrive.
(a) Impaired esophageal motility.
(b) Hiatal hernia.