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Trisomy 18 has a poor prognosis,1 2 however, some of the anomalies seen may be amenable to surgery in the neonatal period, therefore providing intensive care including surgery must be carefully considered. We undertook a retrospective review of surgical intervention in babies with a confirmed diagnosis of Trisomy 18 admitted to our neonatal unit over a 5-year period (1 September 2011 to 31 August 2016). Fifteen babies with Trisomy 18 were identified, 12 male and 3 female. Mean maternal age at delivery was 36 years (range 22–45 years). Mean birth weight was 1.91 kg (range 1.02–2.85 kg). Babies were born …
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