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Posted By drshirahatti 1465 days ago on Medicine

https://mylifereflections.com - I was the senior registrar...Those days General Surgeons handled Pediatric Surgery as well..We were on call thrice a week for PedSurg emergencies...The most common surgical references were for esophageal atresias and meconium ileus....Those days, the mortality following surgery for these conditions was almost 100%...One tasted ashes as you operated these patients in the middle of the night only to lose them them the next day...."Sclerema" was the most dreaded complication...The neonate's skin became hard and inelastic....It portended uncontrolled infection and a sure sign of death.....Most of the birth defects were diagnosed late and had already complicated when they were referred for surgery.....

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