[Pulmonary artery sling with tracheal stenosis--primary repair in infancy].

  title={[Pulmonary artery sling with tracheal stenosis--primary repair in infancy].},
  author={Y. Oshima and Masahiro Yamaguchi and Hirokazu Ohashi and Naoki Yoshimura and Toshiaki Tanaka and Shigeteru Oka and Kyoichi Ogawa and Eiji Nishijima and Chikara Tsugawa},
  journal={The Japanese journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official publication of the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery = Nihon Kyobu Geka Gakkai zasshi},
  volume={46 4},
Between 1984 and 1996 five infants underwent surgical repair of pulmonary artery sling associated with severe congenital tracheal stenosis. All infants had symptoms of severe respiratory distress and three of them required ventilator support preoperatively ages ranged from 2 to 11 months (mean age 6 months). Complete tracheal rings were present in all patients as an associated lesion and right upper lobe tracheal bronchus in 3 patients. The length of tracheal stenosis ranged from 18 to 45 mm… CONTINUE READING