Brief clinical report| Volume 139, ISSUE 3, P435-437, March 2006

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How to make a graceful exit: Lessons learned from 2 cases

      Innovations in the field of ultrasonography have facilitated the prenatal diagnosis and treatment of congenital malformations. The ability to diagnose congenital anomalies accurately has impacted the care of neonates with airway compromise at the time of delivery. In the past, attempts to establish an emergent airway at birth were often difficult and associated with significant mortality. This outcome is currently avoidable with the use of the ex utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT) procedure.
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