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Paediatric laryngotracheal reconstruction: 20 years' experience.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8525835     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Since 1974, nearly 800 open pediatric airway reconstruction procedures have been performed. Data on these procedures and patients are being systematically recorded as part of an airway procedures database. When complete, the database will facilitate the tracking and description of reconstructive techniques and their success as they evolve. This preliminary look at twenty years' experience with paediatric airway reconstruction is an overview of the changes that have occurred in the etiology of airway stenosis and the surgical procedures used to correct it.
Authors:
R T Cotton; D M O'Connor
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta oto-rhino-laryngologica Belgica     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0001-6497     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg     Publication Date:  1995  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-01-25     Completed Date:  1996-01-25     Revised Date:  2009-01-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373057     Medline TA:  Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg     Country:  BELGIUM    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  367-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Ohio, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Child, Preschool
Female
Humans
Infant
Laryngeal Cartilages / surgery
Laryngeal Diseases / surgery*
Laryngostenosis / surgery
Male
Reoperation
Stents
Surgical Procedures, Operative / methods
Tracheal Diseases / surgery*
Tracheal Stenosis / surgery

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