Following the success of three previous editions, this new edition of Newborn Surgery continues to provide the most comprehensive information on the surgical management of neonatal disorders. Each chapter is thoroughly revised and updated, and there are eight new chapters on key topics in the specialty, including neonatal care in the delivery room, specific risks for pre-term infants, surgical safety, tissue engineering and stem cell research, and surgical implications of HIV.

part 1|2 pages


chapter 7|13 pages

Fetal and birth trauma

chapter 10|15 pages

Preoperative assessment

chapter 11|10 pages


chapter 14|10 pages


chapter 24|11 pages

Patient safety

chapter 26|9 pages

Fetal surgery

part 2|2 pages

Head and neck

part 3|2 pages


chapter 40|6 pages

Pulmonary air leaks

chapter 43|12 pages

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

part 5|2 pages


chapter 54|6 pages

Gastric perforation

chapter 55|17 pages

Duodenal obstruction

chapter 56|3 pages

Intestinal malrotation

chapter 57|6 pages

Congenital hyperinsulinism

chapter 59|8 pages

Colonic and rectal atresias

chapter 60|6 pages

Meconium ileus

chapter 61|7 pages

Meconium peritonitis

chapter 64|5 pages

Neonatal ascites

chapter 67|17 pages

Hirschsprung’s disease

chapter 68|17 pages

Anorectal anomalies

chapter 71|5 pages


chapter 72|8 pages

Inguinal hernia

part 6|2 pages

Liver and biliary tract

part 8|2 pages


chapter 86|17 pages

Congenital nevi

chapter 88|5 pages

Cervical teratomas

chapter 89|12 pages

Sacrococcygeal teratoma

chapter 90|7 pages

Nasal tumors

chapter 91|12 pages


chapter 92|5 pages

Soft-tissue sarcoma

part 9|2 pages

Spina bifida and hydrocephalus

part 10|2 pages


chapter 98|9 pages

Urinary tract infections

chapter 102|15 pages

Upper urinary tract obstructions

chapter 104|9 pages

Vesicoureteral reflux

chapter 106|17 pages

Posterior urethral valves

chapter 108|8 pages


chapter 110|7 pages

Male genital anomalies

part 11|2 pages

Long-term outcomes in newborn surgery