Treatment of congenital tracheal stenosis with balloon-assisted posterior tracheal splitting and temporary placement of a covered retrievable metallic stent

Joo Kim Hyun, Hoon Shin Ji, Soo Jong Hong, Seong Jong Park, So Yeon Lee, Ho Young Song

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Abstract

Balloon tracheoplasty and temporary placement of a covered retrievable self-expandable metallic stent was successfully undertaken in the treatment of congenital tracheal stenosis from complete cartilaginous rings in an infant. After balloon tracheoplasty and temporary placement of the stent for 5 months, stable airway condition has been maintained for 21 months.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)287-291
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Volume16
Issue number2 I
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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