Thoracoscopic Repair of Esophageal Atresia (Unedited Video)

3 years ago
Pediatric Surgery

Case description

Dear Viewers, this is a unedited video of Thoracoscopic repair of Esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula. Lot of my friends and YouTube subscribers have asked to post unedited videos so that they can observe the real difficulties during complex procedures. This is a 1hr 28 min video if you want to directly go to a particular step click the links next to the steps mentioned.

Timeline for skipping to various steps – copy the link next to the steps mentioned and paste in your browser (somehow the links are not working by direct clicking)
1. Assessment of regional anatomy :
2. Dissection of lower pouch :
3. Chest wall hitch for lower pouch : -
4. Transfixation of fistula :
5. Dissecting upper pouch :
6. Mobilization of medial part of upper pouch :
7. Opening of upper pouch :
8. First anastomotic stitch :
9. Completed anastomosis :
Do share your views by posting your comments. Constructive criticism will be appreciated.
Dr Ravi Kanojia
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tags: thoracoscopy esophagus EA esophageal atresia

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