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Trachea with no muscle, hole in heart, non-viable lung

A relative has a 3-month-old baby who was born with a trachea with no muscle , a hole in his heart , and a non-viable left lung . The family has gotten back from Cincinnatti Children s Hospital, where surgery was done. Just found out tonight when ER was putting NG tube back in that he has enlarged spleen .....what are the dangers?
Asked On : Wed, 18 Apr 2012
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The problems this child is having are any and serious ones. The baby is not likely to survive for long even after the surgeries.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Thu, 27 Mar 2014
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