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A term baby with normal antenatal scans was postnatally diagnosed as having oesophageal atresia (OA) with tracheoesophageal fistula and an imperforate anus. The child had an umbilical venous catheter inserted, which was removed prior to surgery on day 2 of life. The OA was repaired and a divided colostomy was created. On day 8 postop, the nurse …
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