Commonly Encountered Surgical Problems in the Fetus and Neonate

Emily F. Durkin, Aimen Shaaban*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Neonatal surgical care requires a current understanding of pre- and postnatal intervention for a myriad of congenital anomalies. This article includes an update of the recent information on commonly encountered fetal and neonatal surgical problems, highlighting specific areas of controversy and challenges in diagnosis. The authors hope that this article is useful for trainees and practitioners involved in any aspect of fetal and neonatal care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)647-669
Number of pages23
JournalPediatric Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2009


  • Congenital
  • Fetus
  • Neonate
  • Prenatal
  • Review
  • Surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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