This is a leading international reference on the surgical management of diseases of infants and children. The editors have assembled experts from all the five continents. This up-to-date analysis of current practice provides comprehensive details of the surgical techniques as well as pre- and postoperative managements. This atlas is an invaluable reference for pediatric surgeons and general surgeons with special interest in pediatric surgery. Written for: Clinicians, researchers, practitioners Table of contents Head and Neck: - Thyroglossal duct cyst. - Branchial cysts and sinus. - Lymphangioma. - Tracheostomy. Oesophagus: - Oesophageal atresia. - Gastroesophageal reflux and hiatus hernia. - Achalasia. - Colonic replacement of the oesophagus. - Gastric transposition for oesophageal replacement Chest: - Thoracoscopy. - Repair of pectus excavatum. - Pulmonary malformations. - Congenital diaphragmatic hernia and eventration. - Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Abdomen: - Hernias. - Exomphalus. - Gastroschisis. - Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis. - Gastrostomy. - Malrotation. - Duodenal obstruction. - Jejunoileal atresia. - Meconium ileus. - Gastrointestinal duplications. - Short bowel syndrome. - Hirschsprung's disease. - Anorectal anomalies. - Intussusception. - Appendicectomy. - Omphalomesenteric duct remnants. - Ulcerative colitis. - Crohn's disease. Liver, pancreas and spleen: - Biliary atresias. - Choledochal cyst. - Cholecystectomy. - Surgery for persistent hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia of infancy. - Splenectomy. Spina bifida and hydrocephalus: - Spina Bifida. - Hydrocephalus. - Dermal sinus. Tumours: - Sacrococcygeal teratoma. - Neuroblastoma. -Wilms tumour. - Liver tumours. -Testicular tumours. Urology: - Pyeloplasty. - Endoscopic treatment of Vesicoureteral reflux. - Vesicoureteral reflux - Surgical treatment. - Ureteric duplications. - Posterior urethral valves. - Hypospadias. - Phimosis and buried penis. - Orchidopexy. - Variocele. - Genitoplasty for congenital adrenal hyperplasia. - Bladder exstrophy and epispadias. - Cloacal extrophy. - Augmentation cystoplasty and appendicovesicostomy. - The ACE procedure.