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Chylothorax after primary repair of esophageal atresia and tracheo-esophageal fistula: successful management by biological fibrin glue (Abstract)

Dhua A. K., Ratan S. K., Aggarwal S. K.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi

 

Abstract

We report a newborn that developed right sided chylothorax after repair of an esophageal atresia with tracheo-esophageal fistula. The chylothorax was treated successfully by fibrin glue application.

 

Key words: chylothorax, esophageal atresia, fibrin glue

 

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