Journal of Perinatal Medicine
Official Journal of the World Association of Perinatal Medicine
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The exit procedure (ex-utero intrapartum treatment): management of giant fetal cervical teratoma
1Department of Neonatology, Hospital Universitario Vall d′Hebrón, Barcelona, Spain
2Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hospital Universitario Vall d′Hebrón, Barcelona, Spain
3Department of Obstetrics, Hospital Universitario Vall d′Hebrón, Barcelona, Spain
4Department of Neonatology, Hospital Universitario Vall d′Hebrón, Barcelona, Spain
5Department of Neonatology, Hospital Universitario Vall d′Hebrón, Barcelona, Spain
6Department of Neonatology, Hospital Universitario Vall d′Hebrón, Barcelona, Spain
7Department of Neonatology, Hospital Universitario Vall d′Hebrón, Barcelona, Spain
Citation Information: Journal of Perinatal Medicine. Volume 35, Issue 6, Pages 553–555, ISSN (Online) 16193997, ISSN (Print) 03005577, DOI: 10.1515/JPM.2007.120, December 2007
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The prognosis of giant cervical teratomas is determined by the severity of the associated airway obstruction. Ex-utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT) is a technique to establish a patent airway before completion of birth, while the infant remains on placental support. We present two cases of newborns with cervical teratomas treated with the EXIT procedure. In the first, this technique allowed a tracheotomy to be performed, and in the second, correction of tracheal displacement and subsequent nasotracheal intubation was achieved.
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