The role of conservative management in congenital tracheal stenosis: an evidence-based long-term follow-up study

Wei Cheng, David Manson, Victor Forte, Sigmund Ein, Ian MacLusky, Blake Papsin, Sloan Hechter, Peter Kim

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Abstract

A retrospective study was carried our on 22 consecutive children with symptomatic CTS admitted into a single institution between 1982 and 2001. The patients were categorized into operation (n=11) and observation (n=11) groups. Six patients in the observation group were followed up serial computed tomography scan. Their tracheal growth was compared with that of healthy children of the same age.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1203 - 1207
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume41
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

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