A new morphologic classification of congenital tracheobronchial stenosis.

  title={A new morphologic classification of congenital tracheobronchial stenosis.},
  author={Simone Speggiorin and M. Garcia de la Torre and Derek J. Roebuck and Clare A. McLaren and Martin J. Elliott},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  volume={93 3},
BACKGROUND Congenital tracheal stenoses are rare and life-threatening anomalies, associated with considerable variation in both morphology and prognosis. They have been classified previously according to the length of the stenosis or the severity of the symptoms, but not according to bronchial involvement. METHODS Data from patients who underwent slide tracheoplasty for long-segment (>50%) congenital tracheal stenosis were collected. We identified four different types of bronchial… CONTINUE READING


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