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Laryngotracheal resection and reconstruction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24295661     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Patients with tracheal stenosis can experience life-threatening dyspnea. When the stenosis is close to the larynx, management can be challenging. Non-definitive palliative measures should be kept to a minimum as they can make definitive management more complicated. Specialized techniques of resection and reconstruction of high tracheal lesions are available and lead to excellent relief of symptoms. A detailed knowledge of the anatomy, the extent of the stenosis, and careful attention to surgical technique is crucial. Excellent results can be achieved in experienced centers that are able to anticipate and thus avoid complications that can be difficult to manage.
Authors:
Ahmad Zeeshan; Frank Detterbeck; Erich Hecker
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Thoracic surgery clinics     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1547-4127     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Surg Clin     Publication Date:  2014 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-12-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101198195     Medline TA:  Thorac Surg Clin     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  67-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Section of thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University, 330 Cedar Street, New Haven CT 06520-8062, USA.
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